Mozilla Launches Jetpack Firefox Add-On Project
Mozilla Labs announces the launch of Jetpack, a project that aims to explore new ways to extend and personalize the Web for users.Mozilla Labs has announced the launch of Jetpack, a project that aims to explore new ways to extend and personalize the Web. With Jetpack, Mozilla is making the add-on creation process much more accessible technically, allowing anyone who can build a Website to participate in making the Web a better place to work, communicate and play, the company said.
In a blog post on the launch, Aza Raskin, Atul Varma and Nick Nguyen, on behalf of the Jetpack development team, said:
- Initial Jetpack APIs with support for status bars, tabs, content scripts, animations and more.
- Support for external API libraries (e.g., Twitter)
- jQuery support
- Integrated development environment with Bespin, with immediate installs and a fast development cycle
- Inline debugging with Firebug