Add-ons Blog

Posts from June, 2012

Announcing Add-on SDK 1.8!

Just when you thought the SDK couldn’t get any better, we’ve rolled a new release! On behalf of the Jetpack team and various community contributors, I’m very happy to announce the release of Add-on SDK 1.8! You can download the SDK directly in either zip or tarball format. This new version includes a variety of… Continue reading

Categories: general

Judging begins in the Favorite Add-ons Contest

Update: The winners have been chosen! Thank you to everyone who participated in the Favorite Add-ons Contest and shared your amazing stories. We received over 2,000 entries during the contest period! What’s Next? Our panel of judges will review the entries and select 10 finalists by July 4th. The AMO community will then cast their… Continue reading

Categories: contests, end users

One year since 1.0!

I happened to be looking at the github tags page for the SDK just now and realized that it has been exactly one year to the day since the Jetpack project released SDK 1.0! The exact git change is here. I pulled some quick stats from github in the tag range of 1.0 -> 1.8rc2,… Continue reading

Categories: general, jetpack, releases, sdk

Flash 11.3 doesn’t load video in Firefox

Some Firefox users on Windows Vista and Windows 7 are experiencing problems when viewing videos in Adobe Flash Player 11.3, released on June 8, 2012. Firefox and/or Flash Player may crash or not load videos using Flash Player, or videos may not display correctly. Adobe and Mozilla are working closely to diagnose and address these… Continue reading

Categories: end users, general

Add-ons Update – Week of 2012/06/13

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 2 weeks to review. Most updates are being reviewed within 2 weeks. Most preliminary reviews are… Continue reading

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Categories: compatibility, developers, documentation