Mozilla launches Jetpack; Will add-ons be Firefox’s secret sauce?

by admin May 21, 2009 at 7:36 pm

Mozilla has unveiled Jetpack, a project to make Firefox add-ons easier to code and deploy.

The general idea for Jetpack, which is in an early stage, is to develop browser add-ons with common technologies such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Jetpack is Mozilla’s attempt to take its 8,000 developers—and 12,000 add-ons they have produced—to another level. Mozilla said that Jetpack will enable add-ons to be created in as little as a dozen lines of code.

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