Default extension prefs and storage API...

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Post Posted February 23rd, 2018, 5:26 pm

So I haven't messed with code or Firefox at all in over 10 years, I'm looking to get back into playing around with rewriting my extensions from back then. One obstacle I have run across is how preferences are stored and how to make default preferences, is it all done with API now? I can't find any documentation that is helpful.


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Post Posted February 23rd, 2018, 6:55 pm

I use the api to storage preferences. That's the most common method.

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