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Jetpack | Mozilla looks to enable Web personalization May 26, 2009

Posted by andre in Internet & Communities.
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Mozilla Labs on Wednesday afternoon unveiled an open source project intended to explore new ways to extend and personalize the Web via Firefox browser add-ons.

The Mozilla Jetpack project features an add-on creation process for the browser that is more accessible technically. Anyone who can build a Web site can participate in making the Web as a place to work, play, and communicate, a Mozilla representative said. Developers can build features that are secure, easy to install, and faster to review, according to Mozilla. The features can be added to a browser without restart or compatibility issues, thus resulting in little or no disruption to an online experience. […]

Jetpack is intended to extend development of add-ons to HTML, JavaScript, and CSS programmers. The current 0.1 release serves as a prototype and
features an API, jQuery support, and an IDE via the Bespin cloud-based
code editor. The initial API release does not include a fully formed
security model. […]

via Mozilla looks to enable Web personalization | Developer World – InfoWorld

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