Mozilla’s JetPack Simplifies Firefox Extension Programming

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May 22, 2009, 2:00 am

Mozilla’s Firefox may soon lose a major point of differentiation with Google’s Chrome: extensions.

Google is building out Chrome’s extension framework and plans to instruct developers on the intricacies of creating extensions for its browser at its developer conference next week. Many Firefox users won’t consider using Chrome until it supports an ad-blocking extension to match Adblock Plus…