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Add-ons back on top!

Participation Proposal

Facilitator(s): Jeff Griffiths

Are you paid or volunteer staff?: paid

Area of Contribution (Team Name): Jetpack

How are you currently involved with the community?: Contributor Steward for Add-ons, Product Manager for Jetpack

Location of Work (where do you reside?): Vancouver BC ( will be in Europe in the Mozcamp timeframe )

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


Upcoming UX changes in Firefox will not only restore but dramatically enhance the place of add-ons in the Firefo Desktop UI. In this session I'll showcase where we're headed with this project and showcase how add-ons can easily leverage the new UI features via Jetpack or restartless add-ons. No XUL necessary!

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How your session furthers the MozCamp Goals (

Add-ons are a key reason why users choose Firefox, and we're working hard to make sure that add-ons in Firefox are a great experience and continue to be a compelling reason to choose Firefox and drive desktop growth.

Expected Outcome or Deliverable:

Interest in the add-on developer community in leveraging these new features.

Desired Audience Type or Skill-set: previous add-on/web development would be great.

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

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