Testing Add-on SDK Extensions on Travis CI

Recently Mozilla restricted access to ftp.mozilla.org, instead you can download nightlies from archive.mozilla.org. Sadly this broke existing methods to download Firefox nightly for automated unit tests on Travis CI. I've written a node module, that takes care of downloading nightly versions of Firefox desktop and Android. .travis.yml for Desktop Update: I changed the export commands …

Creating Panels on the Homescreen of Firefox for Android with the Add-on SDK

Firefox for Android has an interesting homescreen: it's divided in multiple panels (or tabs), which by default contain your history, bookmarks, recently closed tabs, reading list, synced tabs and the new-tab tiles. Since a while extensions can add their own panels. Even though the API is pretty simple it's not as comfortable asĀ  Add-on SDK …

Qubetubers Streaming Notifications: Mein erstes Firefox Add-on

Endlich habe ich es geschafft: ich habe mein erstes Firefox Add-on publiziert. Es handelt sich dabei um eine kleine Erweiterung mit dem Namen "Qubetubers Streaming Notifications". Wie der Name sagt, zeigt sie eine Benachrichtigung an, wenn ein Livestream von Qubetubers online geht. Ich habe schon mal eine Erweiterung vom Typ "Mozilla" erstellt. Dabei handelte es …