Author Archive: Dave G

Posting status info to AMO is a pain

The Flagfox 6.0 update to support Firefox 57 (prior post here) is still slowly being worked on, though it’s going much slower now due to bad luck and timing, as I’ve gotten rather sick. It’s not that serious; I’m not dying, or anything, but I’m coughing horribly, sleeping badly, and am a bit lightheaded in …

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Reports of my demise have been greatly exaggerated

Mozilla just released Firefox 57; they’re calling it Firefox Quantum. It’s got some new stuff under the hood, but the big news that’s relevant here is that they’ve banned all of the addon APIs that have existed in Firefox and other Mozilla software for over a decade in favor of their new WebExtensions API (that’s …

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Flagfox 5.1 released

Flagfox 5.1 is now released and available for download and update. Major changes include a switch to HTTPS for the main default actions (most others were already HTTPS), a greatly reduced installer/update size, and support for Firefox Reader Mode. Mozilla is now signing all addons hosted on their site, but the code signer unfortunately has …

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Flagfox 5.0.6 update released

I have posted Flagfox 5.0.6 to Mozilla Add-ons. After a Mozilla editor signs off, the update will be available to all users, however you can download it before then via the all versions page. Changelog for this month’s update: IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for August 2014 Added e10s support for JS actions …

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Flagfox 5.0.4 update released

I have posted Flagfox 5.0.4 to Mozilla Add-ons. After a Mozilla editor signs off, the update will be available to all users, however you can download it before then via the all versions page. Changelog for this month’s update: IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for June 2014 Flag icon updates Added support for …

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Flagfox 5.0.3 update released

I have posted Flagfox 5.0.3 to Mozilla Add-ons. After a Mozilla editor signs off, the update will be available to all users, however you can download it before then via the all versions page. This update contains the IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for May 2014. A few people have been reporting what …

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