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Add-on compatibility for Firefox 4 – beta 4 edition

A little over a month ago I posted the first compatibility notice for add-on developers. Beta 1 was just out, and there were a lot of important breaking changes that you needed to be aware of. We’re now up to beta 4, RC1 is a couple of months away, and there even more things you… Continue reading

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Add-ons Review Update – Week of 2010/08/17

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 2 weeks. Almost every update is… Continue reading

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Categories: compatibility, developers, documentation, general, policy, releases

Add-ons Review Update – Week of 2010/08/03

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 3 weeks. Almost every update is… Continue reading

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Add-on compatibility for Firefox 4 – time to get started

As most of you are already well aware of, Firefox 4 Beta 1 was released a few weeks ago. Beta 2 will follow very soon, and the final version is expected late this year. This relatively long transition period is great for add-on developers, because it gives us plenty of time to update and test… Continue reading

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Add-ons Review Update – Week of 2010/07/20

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 2 weeks. Almost every update is… Continue reading

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Add-ons Review Update – Week of 2010/06/22

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 7 days. Almost every update is… Continue reading

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AMO category pages updated and other bugfixes

AMO 5.11 was released this afternoon with a number of new pages now being served from our Django rewrite. A list of notable changes is below. Update Notes Category pages are now served from our Django rewrite (zamboni) and include touched-up designs and the new install buttons. We hope to serve these new pages for… Continue reading

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Traces of a new AMO

There have been reported sightings of the newly rewritten AMO homepage and add-on details page in the wild since yesterday afternoon. There’s a 15% chance you may encounter these pages during your add-on explorations. The most obvious ways to identify the new Django-powered pages are by the awesome install buttons and a Popular Tags module… Continue reading

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Categories: end users, releases

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

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Updating and porting your add-ons to SeaMonkey 2

It’s easy! SeaMonkey 2.0 has been out for a while, and it’s time for add-on developers to give it some love. If your add-on already works on earlier versions of SeaMonkey, you should update your add-on’s compatibility as soon as you can. If not, this is a good time to consider adding SeaMonkey compatibility and… Continue reading

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