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Mozilla Jetpack is no Greasemonkey

May 31, 2009, 18:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

[ Thanks to smk for this link. ]

"Jetpack was officially announced last week and is already generating downloads and new add-ons for Mozilla. Jetpack is intended to make add-on development faster and easier using common HTML Web developer skills. While some might see it as potentially competitive with other mechanisms for building and manipulating add-ons, Mozilla sees Jetpack as a new way to extend the brower and the Web experience itself.

""With more than 25,000 downloads of Jetpack and nearly 100,000 watches of the tutorial movie, we've seen significant interest in Jetpack, especially from the Web developer world," Aza Raskin, head of User Experience for Mozilla, told InternetNews.com. "In the few days since launch, we've had over 20 Firefox extensions written by people who previously had only written Web sites.""

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