Add-on SDK is a software development kit that provides a set of tools and APIs for building, testing, and packaging Firefox add-ons.
The 1.0b2 release is the second beta release of the SDK. It includes a variety of changes from the previous version of the software, the most notable of which are listed below.
Obtain the SDK in your favorite compression format:
Then unpack the archive, open the addon-sdk-1.0b2/README.txt file, and follow its instructions.
- The SDK now supports the [CommonJS Asynchronous Module Definition API], which makes it possible to load code modules asynchronously.
- You can now specify the object to use as the "exports" object for a module.
- Although the SDK is not compatible with Firefox 3.6,
cfx runmay use Firefox 3.6 by default if you have it installed. To work around the problem, specify the location of the Firefox 4.0 beta binary with the
- A variety of tests are failing intermittently. (bug 606351)