Category Archives: Add-ons

Technical Details on the Recent Firefox Add-on Outage

By | May 9, 2019

Recently, Firefox had an incident in which most add-ons stopped working. This was due to an error on our end: we let one of the certificates used to sign add-ons expire which had the effect of disabling the vast majority of add-ons. Now that we’ve fixed the problem for most users and most people’s add-ons… Read More »

Irdeto Targets Non-Pirate Kodi-Addon Developer’s PayPal Account

By | April 4, 2019

TorrentFreak recently reported on the plight of developer Matt Huisman, the creator of what he believed to be a completely legitimate Kodi add-on. Huisman created the ‘Showmax Add-on’ which provided access to content provided by Showmax, an online video subscription service launched in South African back in 2015. As a competitor to Netflix and Amazon… Read More »

Non-Pirate Kodi Add-On is Copyright Infringing, Denuvo Owner Says

By | April 2, 2019

Long before the famous Kodi media player became synonymous with illegal streaming, the totally legal platform was used by millions of happy users to access content from a central point. Kodi fans have long used the software to organize their private content libraries. Indeed, plenty of add-ons allow users to consume premium content that they’ve… Read More »

Dark Theme Darkening: Higher Theming For Firefox Quantum

By | July 3, 2018

The Team Project Darkish Theme Darkening was a half of Michigan State Universitys Pc Science capstone experience. Twenty-four teams of 5 college students had been every assigned an business sponsor based mostly on desire and talent set. We had the privilege of working with Mozilla on Firefox Quantums Theming API. Our mission will increase a… Read More »

Testing Methods For React And Redux

By | April 24, 2018

When the Firefox Add-ons staff ported addons.mozilla.org to a single web page app backed by an API, we selected React and Redux for powerful state management, pleasant developer instruments, and testability. Reaching the testability half isnt fully apparent since there are competing instruments and techniques. Below are some testing methods which can be working rather… Read More »

What Makes a Nice Extension?

By | April 5, 2018

Were in the course of our Firefox Quantum Extensions Challenge and weve been asking ourselves: What makes a terrific extension? Great extensions add performance and enjoyable to Firefox, however theres extra to it than that. Theyre easy to make use of, easy to know, and simple to search out. If youre constructing one, listed right… Read More »

Firefox Quantum Extensions Challenge

By | March 15, 2018

Firefox customers love utilizing extensions to personalize their looking expertise. Now, its simpler than ever for builders with working information of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS to create extensions for Firefox utilizing the WebExtensions API . New and improved WebExtensions APIs land with every new Firefox launch, giving builders the liberty to create new options and… Read More »

A Rule-based Framework to Create Dynamic Themes

By | January 29, 2018

In December, I gave an introduction to the theming API in Firefox. Whereas it permits you to do many issues like animated themes, macOS-style overscroll or interactive theme editors, the API has some limitations. One subject with dynamic theming API in comparability with conventional CSS theming is that it requires familiarity with JavaScript and WebExtension… Read More »

Remaking Lightbeam As a Browser Extension

By | January 12, 2018

Browser extensions: a model new frontier You could have heard of browser extensions maybe you have got even written one your self. The know-how for constructing extensions in Firefox has been modernized to assist Net requirements, and is doubtless one in all the the purpose why Firefox Quantum would be the quickest and most secure… Read More »

A Traditional Extension Reborn: Tree Type Tab

By | December 6, 2017

Yuki Piro Hiroshi is a trailblazer and a real do-it-yourselfer. At any time when the Tokyo-based programmer will get irritated with any facet of his shopping expertise, he builds a workaround for himself and shares it with others. After authoring almost one hundred browser extensions, Piro not too lengthy ago took on his biggest problem… Read More »