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WordPress Surprise

Today I opened Firefox 3.6 to test an add-on I am working on (yes, many still support it) and saw this notice in the WordPress Dashboard. Well, it is not a surprise really, as WordPress has been doing great things for the Web to move it forward since it’s inception. They are Open Source. The […]

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Pretty Install

Pretty Install

There was a plan to turn the Firefox add-on install dialog into a doorhanger dialog (bug 588266). This has been abandoned in favour of an approach using tabs (bug 643020). Rather than let the work for the former approach go to waste, we are releasing it as an add-on. USAGE: It only works for remote […]

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Proud

Today, I am proud to be a Firefox user and Mozillian. Thank you to the amazing Mozilla community worldwide that has contributed to Firefox 4 and the Open Web. If you don’t know what Mozilla and Firefox are all about, watch this video. Watch with subtitles in some languages here. Can’t see the video? Get […]

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Hack the Browser, London Style

Calling all software developers in the UK and Ireland. If you are interested in the Web, an event not to miss is the upcoming Mozilla Add-ons Workshop in London. It is an evening event scheduled for 6:30pm -10:30pm on 30 June. We’ll be talking about extending Firefox, the latest and upcoming happenings on the Mozilla […]

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Facebook Picture Uploads from Firefox

If you are a Facebooker like myself, and put your photos there, now it is even easier to get the pictures online. In collaboration with Briks, the Facebook Toolbar for Firefox has a new upload feature in the recent 1.4 release. To activate, click on the picture icon on the right-most side of the toolbar. […]

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Add-ons with a Beautiful Horizon

I will be in Barcelona this coming weekend for Mozilla Camp Europe (see William’s post). I’m delighted to be leading the Add-ons track and would like to introduce some of the talks in this area. Image via Wikipedia -Fennec is getting close to prime time and Mark Finkle will be giving us the run-down on […]

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Firefox Extensions to Save the World

Image by carf via Flickr A dramatic title for a post I know, but Joe Solomon and other folks think that Add-ons have enormous potential for social change. A recent example is the KnowMore extension whick alerts you when you visit corporate sites to inform you of their environmental and social record. Quite frankly, every […]

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