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Jetpack: The Road Ahead ( Part 2 )

In my last post I talked about the process currently underway to shift SDK development to match the Firefox release schedule. This work has taken up a ton of time over the last year or so, but most of the benefits to add-on developers are around unexciting things like compatibility and maintenance. Developers want new… Continue reading

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Jetpack: The Road Ahead

Until now the SDK has been released every 6 weeks, 3 weeks offset from Firefox releases. We are breaking this established release schedule and switching to release the SDK’s APIs in Firefox itself, starting with Firefox 21. The process will be somewhat disruptive, in fact I’ve taken to calling it our awkward phase. I’d like… Continue reading

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Announcing Add-on SDK 1.13.2

The Jetpack team would like to announce the immediate availability of SDK 1.13.2, which addresses several issues, including a P1 Memshrink bug: Opening and closing browser windows seems to add FragmentOrElement objects to the CC graph when Addon SDK addons are installed which add an addonbar widget. (Bug 833783) Context-menu reuses the same worker when… Continue reading

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Announcing Add-on SDK 1.13.1

The Jetpack team would like to announce the immediate availability of SDK 1.13.1, which addresses several issues: Reverted context menu items in sub-menus to display by default as they did in 1.12 ( bug 836318 ) Fixed an issue where certain combinations of add-ons could result in an extra separator in the context menu (… Continue reading

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