Category Archives: Firefox

Mozilla office history

If you don’t live in the San Francisco Bay area, you may not be aware that the culmination of a major infrastructure project is underway this holiday weekend. The Bay Bridge, one of 5 major Bay-area bridges, is in the … Continue reading

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On Firefox’s Password Manager

It’s been a while since I last blogged about Firefox’s password manager. No big deal, it really hasn’t fundamentally changed since since I rewrote it 6 years ago for Firefox 3.0. Well, ok, the storage backend did switch to SQLite, … Continue reading

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Boom goes the dynamite

This weekend bug 758812 landed on mozilla-central. So begins a long, slow process of splitting up browser.js into smaller pieces. “What’s the deal with browser.js, anyway?” It’s big. Too damn big. For those unfamiliar with it, browser.js basically contains a … Continue reading

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Unowned Reviews

I was feeling a little bit ornery today, and decided to take a look at unowned reviews in Bugzilla (aka patches with a review request “to the wind”, instead of requesting review from some specific person). After a bit of … Continue reading

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Firefox flowers

I was at IKEA the other day (for the first time ever!), and juuust as I was about to make it out the door with minimal expense I saw their assortment of fake flowers, and knew what had to be … Continue reading

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Speaking of Community

In my last post I mentioned how super satisfying it is to be part of a community working together to make Firefox better. This morning someone new dropped into #fx-team on IRC, asking about a reproducible problem and how to … Continue reading

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Community participation

(First, let me note that there will be no flame-farting robots in this post.) Now that’s out of the way, let me refer you to this post by Notch, creator of the wildly-successful indy game Minecraft. Someone tweeted me about … Continue reading

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Seven Things

“Seven Things” is the hip new, err, thing that all the kids are doing these days. I got pinged, so here’s my 7. Hey, let’s do this David Letterman style. *drumroll* TOP SEVEN THINGS ABOUT JUSTIN DOLSKE! 7. Has a … Continue reading

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Browsing without Flash

I’ve been browsing with a Flash-less Firefox 4 for the past week. I just upgraded to a new laptop, and rather than install Flash (and Flashblock :-) right away, I figured I’d try to go without for a while to … Continue reading

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Firefox is made of Lego

I don’t remember exactly how it began. Six months ago, something got me thinking about making a Lego mosaic. Maybe it was an example of one on Reddit, or just inspiration from popular 8-bit “pixel art”. But the end result … Continue reading

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