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This is Tech Room of “BabelBlog”, where you may read articles inherent to extensions development and similar.

Do we need an API?

The title says all. I’ve spent some time to create an API for the WTS. In fact for now it’s a only a very simple API with a few Endpoints Here is what we have: api/login to authenticate the user […]Continue reading «Do we need an API?»

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Make your extension compatible with SeaMonkey, if you can

Extensions are great. They’re one of the technical reasons (the Manifesto comes first, of course) that make us choose Firefox, and they usually help us to save the day. Firefox is Mozilla main and most used product, and of course […]Continue reading «Make your extension compatible with SeaMonkey, if you can»

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BabelZilla? Localization continues as usual!

Some of you may have noticed last week’s blogpost announcing the closure of BabelZilla by the end of this month. Do not worry, that blogpost was published accidentally. At the moment, there are some discussions going on concerning the future […]Continue reading «BabelZilla? Localization continues as usual!»

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Quick URL for Smart Devs – Part II

Because of a comment of Wladimir Palant in , we’ve  changed the first parameter of the download URL. From now on a valid language code may be used instead of ‘selected’ and ‘all’. If the language code is invalid or […]Continue reading «Quick URL for Smart Devs – Part II»

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Quick URL for Smart Devs

Hello dear extension developers! We know you have other priorities. And not so much time to spend on BabelZilla: login, find your way to your extension locales, click on some buttons and links, wait for download, read silly bug reports […]Continue reading «Quick URL for Smart Devs»

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Web Translation System recovered

Web Translation System recovered Dear translators and extension developers, we are glad to give you back access to BabelZilla services and want to apologize for the terribly long downtime.  Reason is: our server was hit by a DoS attack and […]Continue reading «Web Translation System recovered»

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It’s time to exorcise contents.rdf

It’s time to exorcise contents.rdf What are contents.rdf files? Junk from a bygone era. When writing a Mozilla extension you need to tell the application where and what your extension’s files are. Since Firefox 1.5 (Gecko 1.8) it’s been a […]Continue reading «It’s time to exorcise contents.rdf»

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WTS & Version Control

After a long time I have some news for the WTS. The next WTS will have a version control system. Because I know that you’re curious here are some screenshots from the new system:Continue reading «WTS & Version Control»

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Fantastic Four! “My” Mozilla devel best friends

I love movies 😛 , therefore I’d like to write about a few scenes of movies I love and which inspired me! Do you remember Marilyn Monroe when sang “Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friends”? Well, girls prefer diamonds but […]Continue reading « Fantastic Four! “My” Mozilla devel best friends»

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