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Mozilla JetPack: Lowering the Bar to Extend Firefox

Jun 05, 2009, 20:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Brockmeier)

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"Firefox has been successful in large part thanks to its rich ecosystem of add-ons. But writing add-ons isn't trivial. That hasn't stopped development: Firefox has thousands of add-ons, many that are immensely popular. However, it's far from trivial to develop your own extension, and the Mozilla folks are looking to make it possible for anyone who can create Web pages to create add-ons.

"The bar for participation thus lowered, let's check out Jetpack and see what kind of options it offers."

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