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nsIBrowserSearchEngine interface change in latest Firefox 24 beta

There is a longer Firefox 24 add-on compatibility blog post coming up, but this change is particularly important because it was introduced during the beta cycle and could lead to stability problems for binary add-ons that use this interface. In bug 493051, the nsIBrowserSearchEngine interface was changed, specifically the signature of the addEngine function. However,… Continue reading

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Add-ons Update – Week of 2013/08/07

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 6 weeks to review. Most updates are being reviewed within 4 weeks. Most preliminary reviews are… 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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Add-ons Update – Week of 2013/07/17

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 6 weeks to review. Most updates are being reviewed within 4 weeks. Most preliminary reviews are… Continue reading

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Add-ons Update – Week of 2013/06/26

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 5 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 2013/06/05

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 10 days. Most preliminary reviews are… Continue reading

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Add-on Compatibility for Firefox 22

Firefox 22 will be released on June 25th. Here’s the list of changes that went into this version that can affect add-on compatibility. There is more information available in Firefox 22 for Developers, so you should read that too. Update: please read this update for one more compatibility issue that was just discovered. General Add-ons… Continue reading

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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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