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Firefox for Mobile Bumping Its Version

Firefox for mobile (Fennec) is bumping its version numbering to more closely match desktop releases of Firefox. This means “Firefox 2.0b1 for Android & Maemo” is becoming “Firefox 4.0b1 for Android & Maemo” and will be released as “Firefox 4.0 for Android & Maemo”. We are aligning mobile Firefox and desktop Firefox since the web… Continue reading


Categories: developers, mobile

New Firefox Mobile versions

AMO has been updated with 2.0a1 and 2.0b1pre versions for Firefox Mobile.  Alpha 1 will be released in the next day or so, so please test your extension if you already are compatible with 2.0a1pre, it is very likely that your extension will still work.  Also, the Fennec nightly builds have been updated to 2.0b1pre,… Continue reading

Categories: developers, mobile

Add-ons Review Update – Week of 2010/04/27

Summary These bi-weekly posts explain the current state of add-on reviews and other information relevant to add-on developers. There’s a lengthy overview of the Add-on Review Process posted in this blog that should be read as a general guide about the review process. Most nominations are being reviewed within 2 weeks. Our goal is have… Continue reading

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Categories: compatibility, developers, documentation, general, mobile, policy, releases

Last Chance to Take the Mobile Add-on Challenge

This post is by Caitlin Looney from the Firefox Mobile team. Our Mobile Add-on Challenge ends this Monday, April 12, which means this is your last weekend to develop a killer mobile add-on for your chance to get cool Mozilla Mobile swag and a new Nokia N900! Add-on developers are challenged to develop a compatible… Continue reading

Categories: mobile

Update your mobile add-ons for 1.1a1

This post comes from Caitlin Looney, from the Firefox Mobile team. Attention Firefox mobile add-on developers: Please ensure your mobile add-on minimum and maximum version is compatible with both the Maemo AND Windows Mobile platform. We will be releasing our fourth alpha of Fennec for Windows Mobile very soon and we want to make sure… Continue reading

Categories: compatibility, mobile

New Categories for Mobile

If you’ve developed an add-on for Firefox Mobile, take a moment to update its categories.  We’ve added new categories which we better represent the interest of mobile users and we hope to see a thriving assortment of add-ons in the near future.  Also, we plan on revisiting these categories as the ecosystem evolves, so feel… Continue reading

Categories: developers, end users, general, mobile