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Threads and Workers for Add-ons in Firefox 4

The upcoming Firefox 4 includes a ton of significant changes, many of which have a direct effect on add-ons. The majority of these changes are just new and different ways of doing things. Unfortunately, there are a couple of changes that offer no alternative and add-on authors will just need to cope with them. The… Continue reading

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Add-ons Review Update – Week of 2011/01/04

Summary These posts written every 2 weeks 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 that should be read as a general guide about the review process. Most nominations are being reviewed within 10 days. Most updates are being reviewed… Continue reading

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Add-ons Review Update – Week of 2010/12/22

Summary These posts written every 2 weeks 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 that should be read as a general guide about the review process. Most nominations are being reviewed within 10 days. Most updates are being reviewed… Continue reading

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Making your add-on compatible with Firefox 4

Firefox 4 beta 7 is out, and now is the best time to evaluate your add-on’s compatibility with the next major Firefox release. This is the first “feature frozen” release, meaning that there will be no more major changes performed to the UI, APIs or features in Firefox. Other than bug fixes and stability improvements,… Continue reading

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Add-ons Review Update – Week of 2010/09/14

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 1 week. Almost every update is… Continue reading

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Add-ons Review Update – Week of 2010/08/31

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 1 week. Almost every update is… Continue reading

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Add-on compatibility for Firefox 4 – beta 4 edition

A little over a month ago I posted the first compatibility notice for add-on developers. Beta 1 was just out, and there were a lot of important breaking changes that you needed to be aware of. We’re now up to beta 4, RC1 is a couple of months away, and there even more things you… Continue reading

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Add-ons Review Update – Week of 2010/08/17

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. Almost every update is… Continue reading

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Add-ons Review Update – Week of 2010/08/03

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 3 weeks. Almost every update is… Continue reading

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Add-on compatibility for Firefox 4 – time to get started

As most of you are already well aware of, Firefox 4 Beta 1 was released a few weeks ago. Beta 2 will follow very soon, and the final version is expected late this year. This relatively long transition period is great for add-on developers, because it gives us plenty of time to update and test… Continue reading

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