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Welcome Due to the recent surge in the number of Firefox users around the world, the interest in developing well-written extensions has become a goal of many individuals. Unfortunately, many of the tutorials currently online provide enough information to get users writing simple "Hello, World" extensions, and leaves you hanging on developing more interesting projects. The goal of this tutorial is to provide the reader with the information and resources to write feature-filled, Mozilla-compliant, extensions. In addition, this Tutorial is one of the first providing information on developing Firefox 1.5 extensions. Currently, this new version of Firefox is in the 'Release Candidate' stage; the official version should be released within the next few months.
Almost exactly a year ago, I wrote a long post detailing our add-on review process . It has been a few weeks since the launch of the new developer tools, and that warrants a new post explaining how the new review process works. I’ll try to keep it short this time. By the way, this post doesn’t cover Personas because they have a separate review process. Submitting Your Add-on Did you create an add-on you want to host on AMO (addons.mozilla.org)?
Development Overview This tutorial has been created for individuals wanting to develop full-featured extensions for the Mozilla Firefox browser. The tutorial has been constructed as a step-by-step guide providing many examples, explanations, and external references to help the reader have a full understanding of extension development. Please use the menu on the left to navigate through this tutorial. Each section has been dedicated to a certain stage of the development process. It is recommended that you read through the tutorial in order, as some information builds upon previous sections.