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Extend Firefox Observations of Submissions by Countries

With the Extend Firefox contest over, I wanted to see where entries were coming from so I created some quick charts that show which countries were represented via the various submissions: These charts show me we need stronger developer outreach outside of North America & Europe. South America, for example, is a hot bed of… Continue reading

Categories: general

Extend Firefox 3.5 is Over. Let the Judging Begin!

Now that the Extend Firefox 3.5 Contest is officially over, the hard part of judging the add-ons comes into play. We had 64 add-ons submitted with 40 of those being brand-new new add-ons and 24 being upgrades. We have a great set of judges which will help to put these great entries through their paces… Continue reading

Categories: events

Add-on Success Story: Shareaholic for Firefox

We recently received some great news from Jay Meattle of Shareaholic and wanted to share it with the community: “This week we closed an angel round of funding for Shareaholic to support and accelerate ongoing development from prominent east coast angels. We may also be a part of a NY Times story this Sunday! The… Continue reading

Categories: developers

Miami Add-ons Meetup Rocked!

Last night we held an add-ons meetup in Miami and it truly was a great event. South Florida has a vibrant community of very talented developers and social media experts and that was clearly visible by the quality of questions and level of engagement by attendees. Similar to New York, the schedule was kept very… Continue reading

Categories: events

Fennec – Handling Add-on Options

This was originally posted on Mark Finkle’s blog. Mark is a member of the Fennec mobile team. The add-on (extension) mechanism built into the Mozilla platform is very powerful. One of the optional features is support for options (preferences) dialogs. As discussed in my last post, Fennec doesn’t like dialogs. In addition, Fennec has a… Continue reading

Categories: developers

The Extend Firefox Contest is Over in 29 Days!

The October 2nd deadline is fast approaching and with only 29 days left to build the next great web experience, we wanted to remind you of the resources available to help you during the contest period: Mozilla Developer Center Your best source of information and starting point for Mozilla technical question should be the Mozilla… Continue reading

Categories: developers