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Mozilla opens the doors to Firefox for Android Marketplace to developers, early adopters

Firefox for Android Marketplace is now open for developers and early adopters
By: Anthony Garreffa | Apps News | Posted: Oct 19, 2012 5:18 am

Mozilla have launched the latest Aurora-based Firefox for Android which includes the browser maker opening the doors to the Firefox Marketplace for early adopters and testers. With the name "Firefox Marketplace" you should be able to guess that this is Mozilla's version of Google's Web Store for Chrome.



Firefox Marketplace lets users browse around looking for mobile web apps, and allows developers to show off their web apps. These apps will run in full-screen mode and can be pinned to the home screen.


The idea behind the early release of Firefox Marketplace is to "collect as much real-life feedback as possible about the Marketplace's design, usability, performance, reliability, and content", according to Firefox engineering manager Bill Walker. Walker also pushes that it is meant to be an open ecosystem, where "users have choices and developers have control over their content, functionality and distribution".




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