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Add-on Guidelines Update

Since we introduced the Add-on Guidelines, we’ve had a much better way to tell developers what is allowed or not for non-AMO add-ons. We also have a much clearer set of rules for blocklisting add-ons that we think don’t provide a good user experience. We also told you that we would announce any changes to… Continue reading

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Announcing Add-on SDK 1.16!

I’m pleased to announce the immediate availability of Add-on SDK 1.16! You can download the SDK directly in either zip or tarball format. This is a minor release meant to provide compatibility with Firefox 29 and a smooth development experience when using the new Australis UI apis I featured in my previous post. In addition,… Continue reading

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Add-on Compatibility for Firefox 23

Firefox 23 will be released on August 6th. Here’s the list of changes that went into this version that can affect add-on compatibility. There is more information available in Firefox 23 for Developers, so you should read that too. General [Update] Preferences are now limited to 1Mb in size. This limit might be further reduced… Continue reading

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