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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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ReMo Add-on Planning

Over the weekend we had an intense, but productive and fun, ReMo council meeting. For the uninitiated ReMo is the Mozilla Reps program that aims to empower and support volunteer Mozillians who want to become official reresentatives of Mozilla. Read more on the wiki pages and William’s blog. One of the short brainstorming sessions was […]

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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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MAOW London Rundown

On Wednesday, a very hot day in London Town, the last day in June, we had a Mozilla Add-ons Workshop. It was a day without football, and while England may have been knocked out, everyone seemed in fine spirits. A fitting day, as Mozilla Add-ons was fast approaching the 2 billion download mark. A fine […]

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The Texas Experience

If there is such a thing as event overload this is it. Being a newbie, it was overwhelming at first. I had bought a platinum badge (Interactive and Film), being naive enough to think I’d take in some movie panels and screenings. Wishful thinking.

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JPL Phase 3 – Mozilla at SXSW

So we have entered phase 3 of the Jetpack for Learning Design Challenge. This will consist of continuing work for the 10 successful projects from Phase 2, culminating in the Design Camp at SWSW on 10-12 March. Read ‘Mozilla Jetpack Design Challenge invites 10 teams to Design Camp‘ at Mozilla Labs. The 10 chosen projects […]

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More Jetpack Goodness

Herein lies some random Jetpack snippets of information. The Jetpack for Learning Design Challenge is coming to the end of Phase 2. Judging commences today on the wonderful entries, with up to 5 teams being chosen to go to the design camp in Texas before SXSW Interactive in March. I’ve added a tiny Jetpack to […]

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Flickr Find

Introducing Flickr Find

Did you ever need that perfect image for a presentation you were doing? Flickr Find makes it easy. Creative Commons images are returned by default, but you can make an easy change to search all images. Requirements Firefox 3.6 or greater Jetpack Add-on 0.7 or greater Install Flickr Find is available at the Jetpack Gallery. […]

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Slupper - File upload

File Upload in a Jetpack – Slupper

I was really impressed with the File Upload demo on Mozilla Hacks because it mixed in a few nice technologies like XHR upload progress events, Canvas, and the File API new in Firefox 3.6. It turns out that I needed to talk about some of the things in last week’s Jetpack for Learning seminar. So […]

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Jetpack for Learning Taking Off

I’m privileged to be be one half of the technical mentoring team for the Jetpack for Learning Design Challenge, along with the prolific Andy Edmonds. We’re well under way to getting the participants going with implementing their ideas in Phase 2. You can read about some of them on the Mozilla wiki. I’m looking forward […]

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