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Integrating jetpack into Firefox:

Facilitator(s): Irakli Gozalishvili

Are you paid or volunteer staff?: paid

Area of Contribution (Team Name): Jetpack

How are you currently involved with the community?: Contributor, Jetpack module owner.

Location of Work (where do you reside?): San Francisco, US

Talk Length (please choose between 30, 60, 90, 120 minutes): 30


How your session furthers the MozCamp Goals:

Jetpack team is focusing it's efforts on integrating platform we build into core firefox. This means several things:

  1. High / low level API's will become available for all add-on developers.
  2. Firefox features can be implemented using de factor standard CommonJS modules.
  3. With already shipped module loader lot's of code from nodejs community becomes available for both add-on / firefox developers (Over 15300 packages has already being published on
  4. Efforts on enabling firefox hacking without compile steps.
  5. Testing with standard CommonJS unit testing APIs.

Will also outline how other teams use some of the APIs we already shipped.

Expected Outcome or Deliverable: Increase interest in the add-on developers / firefox contributors. After this session they will be able aware how Jetpack components already shipped in firefox can be used for add-on or firefox feature development. Share what else they should expect down the pipe soon.

Desired Audience Type or Skill-set: Anyone who ever tried add-on development or hacked on Firefox. Interested web-devs will be able to follow along too.

Equipment Needs (Video projector already included): n/a

To Be Completed by the Audience-

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  • Jeff Griffiths