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Mozilla Reps Companion Introduction

A few weeks ago the first version of the Mozilla Reps Companion (install page) add-on was released. The Companion is built using the Add-ons SDK. The source code is on github, so contributions are welcome. The add-on is mostly targeted at Reps right now, but we’ll be adding more features based on different roles in […]

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Compatible by Default and the Add-ons Compatibility Reporter

Firefox 10 is out and add-ons are now Compatible By Default. As reports are coming in that some add-ons are not working, I wanted to write a quick note on how this feature plays alongside the Add-on Compatibility Reporter (ACR) extension. In short, the ACR settings that make add-ons compatible are themsleves not compatible with Compatible […]

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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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Meetup in Dublin – Mozilla Ireland

UPDATE: The event will be at The Odeon, on Harcourt Street. It is 5 minutes walk from Stephen’s Green, and also on one of the main city Luas tram lines. I’d like to invite you along to a Mozilla Meetup in Dublin, Ireland on November 2. Mozilla products have been translated into Irish for many […]

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Web Hour + Zemanta + Mozilla = Success

Last week saw Firefox updated to version 7. I’m not sure if other communities party any more with the rapid release cycle, but we used it as an excuse not only to party but to talk about the latest happenings with Mozilla. Web Hour (Spletne urice in Slovene), our beloved technology meetup that happens every […]

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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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Something Else Is Coming to Firefox 4

A sneak peek… coming very soon. Can’t see the image? Click here.

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Add-ons: To SDK Or Not To SDK

Myk Melez’s recent post on the Jetpack project 2011 roadmap is timely. Firefox 4 final is approaching fast. Quite a decent percentage of add-on authors have updated their add-on already. For those who have not, I imagine some are wondering whether they should migrate from the traditional XUL add-on approach to using the SDK. It’s […]

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Happenings in Extension Land

There has been a lot happening around Mozilla Extensions with implications for developers and users. And much has come to a head in the last few days. For my own benefit but also for everyone in case you missed something, here’s an aggregation of what I found. If there is anything else, let me know. […]

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