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Add-ons Update – Week of 2013/05/15

I post these updates every 3 weeks to inform add-on developers about the status of the review queues, add-on compatibility, and other happenings in the add-ons world. The Review Queues Most nominations for full review are taking less than 3 weeks to review. Most updates are being reviewed within 1 week. Most preliminary reviews are… Continue reading

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Add-on Compatibility for Firefox 21

Firefox 21 will be released on May 14th. Here’s the list of changes that went into this version that can affect add-on compatibility. There is more information available in Firefox 21 for Developers, so you should read that too. General Split platform and app resources up so that they can be loaded individually. Adapting Firefox… Continue reading

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Add-ons Update – Week of 2013/04/24

I post these updates every 3 weeks to inform add-on developers about the status of the review queues, add-on compatibility, and other happenings in the add-ons world. The Review Queues Most nominations for full review are taking less than 4 weeks to review. Most updates are being reviewed within 2 weeks. Most preliminary reviews are… Continue reading

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Add-ons Update – Week of 2013/04/03

I post these updates every 3 weeks to inform add-on developers about the status of the review queues, add-on compatibility, and other happenings in the add-ons world. The Review Queues Most nominations for full review are taking less than 3 weeks to review. Most updates are being reviewed within 2 weeks. Most preliminary reviews are… Continue reading

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Add-on Compatibility for Firefox 20

Firefox 20 will be released on April 2nd. Here’s the list of changes that went into this version that can affect add-on compatibility. There is more information available in Firefox 20 for Developers, so you should read that too. General When doing lazy tab restoration, set the <browser>s in question to display:none. This helps reduce… Continue reading

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Add-ons Update – Week of 2013/03/13

I post these updates every 3 weeks to inform add-on developers about the status of the review queues, add-on compatibility, and other happenings in the add-ons world. The Review Queues Most nominations for full review are taking less than 3 weeks to review. Most updates are being reviewed within 3 weeks. Most preliminary reviews are… Continue reading

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Add-on Compatibility Updates, Firefox 20 and above

This post is just a mixed bag of add-on compatibility issues that developers should be aware of, most of which will be included in future compatibility updates in this blog, but are worth giving a heads up in advance. Asynchronous Places [21] A large number of Places APIs will be removed in Firefox 21, as… Continue reading

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Add-ons Update – Week of 2013/02/21

I post these updates every 3 weeks to inform add-on developers about the status of the review queues, add-on compatibility, and other happenings in the add-ons world. In case you missed it, give 2012 in Add-on Reviews a look. It’s a good overview of what the review team did last year and how it compares… Continue reading

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Add-on Compatibility for Firefox 19

Firefox 19 will be released on February 19th. Here’s the list of changes that went into this version that can affect add-on compatibility. There is more information available in Firefox 19 for Developers, so you should read that too. General Remove XML Events. This is an obscure feature related to XForms, which was dropped long… Continue reading

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Add-ons Update – Week of 2013/01/30

I post these updates every 3 weeks to inform add-on developers about the status of the review queues, add-on compatibility, and other happenings in the add-ons world. In case you missed it, give 2012 in Add-on Reviews a look. It’s a good overview of what the review team did last year and how it compares… Continue reading

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Categories: compatibility, developers, documentation, themes