Category Archives: Mozilla

Firefox Hello Desktop: Behind the Scenes – UI Showcase

This is the third of some posts I’m writing about how we implement and work on the desktop and standalone parts of Firefox Hello. You can find the previous posts here. The Showcase One of the most useful parts of … Continue reading

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Firefox Hello Desktop: Behind the Scenes – Architecture

This is the second of some posts I’m writing about how we implement and work on the desktop and standalone parts of Firefox Hello. The first post was about our use of Flux and React, this second post is about … Continue reading

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Using eslint alongside the Firefox Hello code base to help productivity

On Firefox Hello, we recently added the eslint linter to be run against the Hello code base. We started of with a minimal set of rules, just enough to get us something running. Now we’re working on enabling more rules. … Continue reading

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Firefox Hello Desktop: Behind the Scenes – Flux and React

This is the first of a few posts that I’m planning regarding discussion about how we implement and work on the desktop and standalone parts of Firefox Hello. We’ve been doing some things in different ways, which we have found … Continue reading

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planet.mozillamessaging.com is moving

As part of tidying up some of our websites we’re moving the existing planet.mozillamessaging.com to planet.mozilla.org/thunderbird. Both sites are currently functional and show the same blogs, however planet.mozillamessaging.com will become a redirect very soon. When the redirect happens, you’ll hopefully … Continue reading

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Thunderbird 13 second and third beta releases via new automation

I was going to write this post yesterday, didn’t quite complete it and so it gets an updated with activities of the last 24 hours as well. Some people had noticed the extra long delay between the first and second … Continue reading

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Thunderbird now available in Armenian, Asturian and Croatian (new Beta Languages)

Mozilla Thunderbird is now available in three new beta languages – Armenian, Asturian and Croation. We’ve released these as beta languages – they are relatively new languages and have received some testing, however although the core is based on the … Continue reading

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Removed Thunderbird release symlinks for dead branches on FTP

Since the Thunderbird 2.0 days we’ve had “latest-X.Y” symlinks on FTP for all major versions of Thunderbird. With rapid release, this has quickly caused an explosion in the number of them, cluttering things up (as Firefox have already realised and … Continue reading

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Lightning Development Channel for Thunderbird Betas

Did you know there’s a Lightning Beta available on the developer channel on AMO for Thunderbird Betas? No? Well there is. If you’re running, or wanting to run Thunderbird Beta builds and you want Lightning as well, then head over … Continue reading

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Welcome to the new blog

If you’ve just found this blog from my old blog, welcome to the new location. Otherwise, just welcome! I’d decided to move my blog, as I was expecting to loose my old one during some changes to my broadband accounts. … Continue reading

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