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Accelerator Creation Guide

December 23rd, 2009

Introduction There are a lot of really cool services out there, and I think a lot of them would fit in really well with Accelerators. But even though there’s a lot of value to be had in creating Accelerators, I don’t think we’ve ever had a blog post explaining a step-by-step process for how to…

Smarter holiday shopping with Google Chrome Extensions (beta!)

December 23rd, 2009

Since we launched extensions for Google Chrome on the beta channel for Windows and Linux a few weeks ago, we’ve seen over 1,000 extensions submitted to the gallery. Several of them have already become browser staples for me. But since I’ve been spending most all of my free time online doing holiday shopping this December,…

Mozilla Firefox and Thailand

December 23rd, 2009

It has come to our attention that there are reports on the popular Thai forum Blognone, มีบริษัทไหน โดนคนจาก Mozilla โทรข้ามประเทศมาเช็คยอดคนใช้ Firefox บ้างไหมครับ, and from Mr. Paiboon’s blog เมื่อมีฝรั่งแปลกหน้าโทรเข้า ออฟฟิศของผม !!, of someone called ‘Edison’ calling Internet businesses in Thailand and using the Mozilla Foundation name. These callers are asking about how many computers in the company…

From all of us to all of you

December 22nd, 2009

A few weeks ago when we released Opera 10.20 alpha, many of you were asking for a test version of Opera 10.5. The desktop and core team have been working on 10.5, codename Evenes, for more than 18 months now. As a Christmas present, we’re happy to share all the goodies of Opera 10.5 with…

Winter Savings at the European Mozilla Store

December 21st, 2009

We have good news for late holiday shoppers in Europe (or, really, anyone on that side of the Atlantic who’s looking to get some Firefox gear this winter): our UK-based Mozilla Store is offering a series of “packs” that bundle items together at a discounted rate. If that sounds intriguing, definitely head over to the…

Firefox 3.6 Beta (revision 5) now available for download

December 18th, 2009

Editor’s note: Today, Mozilla released 3.6 beta (revision 5) early this morning. Check out the Mozilla Developer News announcement reposted below. This morning the Mozilla community released Firefox 3.6 Beta 5, making it available for free download and issuing an automatic update to all Firefox 3.6 beta users. This update contains over 100 fixes from…

Recap of Add-on-Con

December 18th, 2009

We’ve just returned from Add-on-Con, an annual conference for browser add-on developers held at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View California. The add-on development community is an entrepreneurial bunch of people and it’s exciting to hear about what they’re working on. Herman Ng, Christopher Griffin, and I were there to present and chat with…

Christmas comes early for Opera users

December 17th, 2009

While everyone is off for Christmas vacation, the desktop team is working hard on preparing a nice holiday gift for Opera users. On December 22nd we will release a 10.5 pre-alpha. We’ll keep it a surprise for now, but the keyword is: speed. 😀 Edit: There are some reports about an old internal build of…

Namoroka: It’s not just the code name for Firefox 3.6!

December 17th, 2009

At Mozilla we foster a healthy ecosystem of communities that promote the ability to freely access, modify and distribute software and creative works. These ecosystems create a digital commons; a shared space, shared resources or network of ideas, applications and products that are free to use. Much like a park is a vital ecosystem for…

Introducing Personas 2.0

December 17th, 2009

Editor’s note: The Labs team at Mozilla released Personas 2.0 early this morning. Check out the Mozilla Labs announcement reposted below. Personas 2.0 offers a cleaner look, clearer navigation, and easier ways to discover and engage new art. Check out the new site here. The Mozilla Labs team launched Personas 1.0 in March with the…