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71,295

Downloads of v 79.0.3-beta:

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Last Update:

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Software Author(s):

  • Mozilla

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Firefox Developer Edition

This is a prerelease version of Firefox Developer Edition.

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79.0.3-beta | Updated: 03 Jul 2020

Downloads:

71,295

Downloads of v 79.0.3-beta:

179

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

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Firefox Developer Edition 79.0.3-beta

This is a prerelease version of Firefox Developer Edition.

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Firefox Developer Edition, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

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To upgrade Firefox Developer Edition, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

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To uninstall Firefox Developer Edition, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

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Deployment Method:

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1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

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2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade firefox-dev -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'79.0.3-beta'" --prerelease [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:


choco upgrade firefox-dev -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'79.0.3-beta'" --prerelease
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0
}

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install firefox-dev
  win_chocolatey:
    name: firefox-dev
    version: '79.0.3-beta'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present
    allow_prerelease: yes

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.


chocolatey_package 'firefox-dev' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '79.0.3-beta'
  options  '--prerelease'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


cChocoPackageInstaller firefox-dev
{
    Name        = "firefox-dev"
    Version     = "79.0.3-beta"
    Source      = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
    chocoParams = "--prerelease"
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'firefox-dev':
  ensure          => '79.0.3-beta',
  install_options => ['--prerelease'],
  provider        => 'chocolatey',
  source          => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

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Description

Firefox Developer Edition replaces the Aurora channel in the Firefox Release Process. Like Aurora, features will land in the Developer Edition every six weeks, after they have stabilized in Nightly builds.

By using the Developer Edition, you gain access to tools and platform features at least 12 weeks before they reach the main Firefox release channel.

Additionally, the following experimental developer tools are persistent features of Firefox Developer Edition:

WebIDE

Allows you to develop, deploy and debug Web apps directly in your browser, or on a Firefox OS device. It lets you create a new Firefox OS app (which is just a web app) from a template, or open up the code of an existing app. From there you can edit the app’s files. It’s one click to run the app in a simulator and one more to debug it with the developer tools. Web IDE - YouTube

Valence (previously called Firefox Tools Adapter)

Lets you develop and debug your app across multiple browsers and devices by connecting the Firefox dev tools to other major browser engines. Valence also extends the awesome tools we've built to debug Firefox OS and Firefox for Android to the other major mobile browsers including Chrome on Android and Safari on iOS. So far these tools include our Inspector, Debugger and Console and Style Editor.

Web Audio Editor

Inspect and interact with Web Audio API in real time to ensure that all audio nodes are connected in the way you expect.

Additional developer tools also available in the release build (via F12 key): Responsive Design View, Page Inspector, Web Console, JavaScript Debugger, Network Monitor, and Style Editor.

Package Parameters

  • l=<locale> - Install given Firefox locale. For example choco install Firefox --params "l=en-GB". See the official page for a complete list of available locales.

Firefox channels (development cycle)

Every 6 weeks, Firefox developers take the current stable features of each build and introduce them into the next stable channel for further development. The Developer Edition is a special build containing features never moved forward since they would be rarely used by the average user and needlessly consume resources.

Mozilla Developer Network documentation
Privacy policy

Please Note: This is an automatically updated package. If you find it is
out of date by more than a day or two, please contact the maintainer(s) and
let them know the package is no longer updating correctly.


tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
# This is the general install script for Mozilla products (Firefox and Thunderbird).
# This file must be identical for all Choco packages for Mozilla products in this repository.
$toolsPath = Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
. $toolsPath\helpers.ps1

$packageName = 'firefox-dev'
$softwareName = 'Firefox Developer Edition'

$alreadyInstalled = (AlreadyInstalled -product $softwareName -version '79.0b3')

if (Get-32bitOnlyInstalled -product $softwareName) {
  Write-Output $(
    'Detected the 32-bit version of Firefox on a 64-bit system. ' +
    'This package will continue to install the 32-bit version of Firefox ' +
    'unless the 32-bit version is uninstalled.'
  )
}

if ($alreadyInstalled -and ($env:ChocolateyForce -ne $true)) {
  Write-Output $(
    "Firefox is already installed. " +
    'No need to download and re-install.'
  )
} else {
  $locale = 'en-US' #https://github.com/chocolatey/chocolatey-coreteampackages/issues/933
  $locale = GetLocale -localeFile "$toolsPath\LanguageChecksums.csv" -product $softwareName
  $checksums = GetChecksums -language $locale -checksumFile "$toolsPath\LanguageChecksums.csv"

  $packageArgs = @{
    packageName = $packageName
    fileType = 'exe'
    softwareName = "$softwareName*"

    Checksum = $checksums.Win32
    ChecksumType = 'sha512'
    Url = "https://download-installer.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/devedition/releases/79.0b3/win32/${locale}/Firefox%20Setup%2079.0b3.exe"

    silentArgs = '-ms'
    validExitCodes = @(0)
  }

  if (!(Get-32bitOnlyInstalled($softwareName)) -and (Get-OSArchitectureWidth 64)) {
    $packageArgs.Checksum64 = $checksums.Win64
    $packageArgs.ChecksumType64 = 'sha512'
    $packageArgs.Url64 = "https://download-installer.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/devedition/releases/79.0b3/win64/${locale}/Firefox%20Setup%2079.0b3.exe"
  }

  Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
}
tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$packageName = 'firefox-dev'

$uninstalled = $false
[array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName 'Firefox Developer Edition*' | Where-Object { $_.DisplayName -notmatch "ESR" }

if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
  $key | ForEach-Object {
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName = $packageName
      fileType    = 'exe'
      silentArgs  = '-ms'
      validExitCodes= @(0)
      file          = "$($_.UninstallString.Trim('"'))"
    }

    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

    Write-Warning "Auto Uninstaller may detect Mozilla Maintenance Service."
    Write-Warning "This should not be uninstalled if any other Mozilla product is installed."
  }
} elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
  Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
} elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
  Write-Warning "$($key.Count) matches found!"
  Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
  Write-Warning "Please alert package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
  $key | ForEach-Object {Write-Warning "- $($_.DisplayName)"}
}
tools\helpers.ps1
function GetUninstallPath() {
  param(
    [Parameter(Mandatory = $true)]
    [string]$product
  )
  $regUninstallDir = 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\'
  $regUninstallDirWow64 = 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\'

  $uninstallPaths = $(Get-ChildItem $regUninstallDir).Name

  if (Test-Path $regUninstallDirWow64) {
    $uninstallPaths += $(Get-ChildItem $regUninstallDirWow64).Name
  }

  $uninstallPath = $uninstallPaths -match "$product [\d\.]+ \([^\s]+ [a-zA-Z\-]+\)" | Select-Object -first 1
  return $uninstallPath
}

function GetLocale {
  param(
    [Parameter(Mandatory = $true)]
    [string]$localeFile,
    [Parameter(Mandatory = $true)]
    [string]$product
  )
  #$availableLocales = Get-WebContent $localeUrl 2>$null
  $availableLocales = Get-Content $localeFile | ForEach-Object { $_ -split '\|' | Select-Object -first 1 } | Select-Object -Unique

  $packageParameters = $env:chocolateyPackageParameters

  $packageParameters = if ($packageParameters -ne $null) { $packageParameters } else { "" }

  $argumentMap = ConvertFrom-StringData $packageParameters
  $localeFromPackageParameters = $argumentMap.Item('l')
  Write-Verbose "User chooses '$localeFromPackageParameters' as a locale..."
  $localeFromPackageParametersTwoLetter = $localeFromPackageParameters -split '\-' | Select-Object -first 1
  Write-Verbose "With fallback to '$localeFromPackageParametersTwoLetter' as locale..."

  $uninstallPath = GetUninstallPath -product $product

  $alreadyInstalledLocale = $uninstallPath -replace ".+\s([a-zA-Z\-]+)\)",'$1'
  Write-Verbose "Installed locale is: '$alreadyInstalledLocale'..."

  $systemLocalizeAndCountry = (Get-UICulture).Name
  $systemLocaleTwoLetter = (Get-UICulture).TwoLetterISOLanguageName
  Write-Verbose "System locale is: '$locale'..."
  $fallbackLocale = 'en-US'

  $locales = $localeFromPackageParameters,$localeFromPackageParametersTwoLetter, `
    $alreadyInstalledLocale, $systemLocalizeAndCountry, $systemLocaleTwoLetter, `
    $fallbackLocale

    foreach ($locale in $locales) {
      $localeMatch = $availableLocales | Where-Object { $_ -eq $locale } | Select-Object -first 1
      if ($localeMatch -and $locale -ne $null) {
        Write-Verbose "Using locale '$locale'..."
        break
      }
    }

    return $locale
}

function AlreadyInstalled() {
  param(
    [Parameter(Mandatory = $true)]
    [string]$product,
    [Parameter(Mandatory = $true)]
    [string]$version
  )
  $uninstallEntry = $(
    "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\$product $version*"
  )
  $uninstallEntryWow64 = $(
    "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\$product $version*"
  )

  if ((Test-Path $uninstallEntry) -or (Test-Path $uninstallEntryWow64)) {
    return $true
  }

  return $false
}

function Get-32bitOnlyInstalled() {
  param(
    [Parameter(Mandatory = $true)]
    [string]$product
  )
  $systemIs64bit = Get-OSArchitectureWidth 64

  if (-Not $systemIs64bit) {
    return $false
  }

  $registryPaths = @(
    'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall'
    'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall'
  )

  $installedVersions = Get-ChildItem $registryPaths | Where-Object { $_.Name -match "$product [\d\.]+ \(x(64|86)" }

  if (
    $installedVersions -match 'x86' `
    -and $installedVersions -notmatch 'x64' `
    -and $systemIs64bit
  ) {
    return $true
  }
}

function GetChecksums() {
  param(
    [Parameter(Mandatory = $true)]
    [string]$language,
    [Parameter(Mandatory = $true)]
    $checksumFile
  )
  Write-Debug "Loading checksums from: $checksumFile"
  $checksumContent = Get-Content $checksumFile
  $checksum32 = ($checksumContent -match "$language\|32") -split '\|' | Select-Object -last 1
  $checksum64 = ($checksumContent -match "$language\|64") -split '\|' | Select-Object -last 1

  return @{
    "Win32" = $checksum32
    "Win64" = $checksum64
  }
}
tools\LanguageChecksums.csv

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