Add-ons Blog

Posts from March, 2010

Introducing the XUL School Tutorial

Before I go into story-telling mode, I’ll save most of you the time and just link to the XUL School Tutorial. You’re welcome ;). And now, our feature story. I learned about XUL and extension development from the XUL Tutorial, back then hosted on the now dead XULPlanet. Those were good times. But they were… Continue reading

Tags: , , , , ,

Categories: developers, documentation, general, releases

Add-ons Review Update – Week of 2010/03/30

Summary These 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 as well. Most nominations are being reviewed within 2 weeks. Our goal is have them all under 2 weeks by April. Almost every update… Continue reading

Tags: , , , ,

Categories: developers, general

Thank you notes for Contributions

Since we launched the Contributions Pilot last year, hundreds of add-ons have participated in the program.  We know from talking to developers that they deeply appreciate it when they receive contributions, so we thought we’d launch a small feature to help express this gratitude. Now, in the Contributions section of the Developer Control Panel, you… Continue reading

Tags:

Categories: general, releases

Add-ons Review Update – Week of 2010/03/23

Summary These 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 as well. Most nominations are being reviewed within 2 weeks. Our goal is have them all under  2 weeks by April. At this moment,… Continue reading

Tags: , , , ,

Categories: developers, general

Future of Personas – Round Two

After much feedback about the current Personas integration in Firefox 3.6 I thought I’d update everyone on our current plans for getpersonas.com, the Personas feature in Firefox and the Personas Plus add-on. getpersonas.com As stated before, we will be migrating getpersonas.com over to addons.mozilla.org (AMO). This will involve redesigning the entire personas section of AMO… Continue reading

Categories: general, themes

Download statistics down for add-ons uploaded after 3/10

We’ve detected an issue with download statistics that affect all add-ons and versions uploaded after 3/10/2010.  Add-ons uploaded before this date continue to accumulate the correct statistics. To stay up-to-date on the status of this bug, please follow bug 552162 in Bugzilla. UPDATE:  This bug has been resolved and statistics should be normal again.  If… Continue reading

Categories: general

Add-ons Review Update – Week of 2010/03/16

Summary These 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 as well. We’re just getting started with these, so your feedback is greatly appreciated. Most nominations are being reviewed within 3 weeks. Our goal… Continue reading

Categories: general