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Posts tagged with “firefox 4”

Add-ons Review Update – Week of 2011/01/18

Summary These posts written every 2 weeks explain the current state of add-on reviews and other information relevant to add-on developers. Last week a new version of the Developer Tools was pushed live at AMO. They include a new review process among a ton of other changes. More information here. Most nominations are being reviewed… Continue reading

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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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Add-on-Con: Firefox 4 Compatibility Presentation

I presented at Add-on-Con a few hours ago, covering (surprise, surprise) Firefox 4 compatibility. This presentation includes most of the stuff we’ve been talking about on this blog, including a few new tidbits like CSP which we will be talking more about in the future. There’s also a section mentioning a couple new technologies included… Continue reading

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Toolbar buttons and icons in Firefox 4

Update 2: there’s a new blog post up that details the new theme rules. They’re much simpler, so I strongly recommend you use them instead of the ones detailed here, even though they still work. Update: the resolution of bug 616472 (see comments below) may have a significant impact on this documentation. I will create… Continue reading

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Add-ons Review Update – Week of 2010/11/23

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. All nominations are being reviewed within 5 days. All 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 2010/11/09

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 5 days. All updates are being… Continue reading

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Categories: compatibility, developers, documentation, policy, releases

Add-ons Review Update – Week of 2010/10/26

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. I’ve skipped  the last couple of updates due to a long vacation.… Continue reading

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Categories: compatibility, developers, documentation, general, policy