Kango blog 2016-01-17T12:18:29.203621Z http://kangoextensions.com/ Kango <![CDATA[Version 1.8.0]]> 2016-01-09T00:00:00Z http://kangoextensions.com/blog/2016/01/09/version-180/
  • Firefox: Electrolysis compatibility
  • Core: Synchronous access to kango.i18n in content script
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    <![CDATA[Version 1.7.9]]> 2015-07-05T00:00:00Z http://kangoextensions.com/blog/2015/07/05/version-179/
  • Chrome: Fix "no tab with id" / "no window with id" error messages
  • Firefox 40 compatibility
  • IE: stability improvements
  • IE: KangoEngine.exe doesn't shutdown
  • IE: Content script engine bug fixes
  • Content scripts: Include and Exclude pattern matching fixed
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    <![CDATA[Version 1.7.1]]> 2014-11-26T00:00:00Z http://kangoextensions.com/blog/2014/11/26/version-171/
  • Firefox 34+ compatibility
  • addons.mozilla.org store compatibility fixes
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    <![CDATA[Version 1.7.0]]> 2014-10-10T00:00:00Z http://kangoextensions.com/blog/2014/10/10/version-170/ We are happy to release the new Kango framework version.

    What's new

    • Core: Synchronous access to kango.getExtensionInfo and kango.storage in content script
    • UI: Native Notifications API
    • Safari: Ability to open Kango options page from Safari extension settings
    • Firefox: Firefox 30+ compatibility improved
    • Firefox, IE: BrowserWindow.isActive fixed
    • IE: xhr.send doesn't follow redirect
    • IE: Windows API fixes
    • IE: Updater fixes
    • Lots of bug fixes and improvements

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    <![CDATA[Version 1.3.0 released]]> 2013-10-29T00:00:00Z http://kangoextensions.com/blog/2013/10/29/version-130-released/
  • UI: Ability to resize popup in runtime (KangoAPI.resizeWindow)
  • Core: New API kango.invokeAsyncCallback
  • Core: Messaging API fixes
  • Core: Ability to configure extension permissions
  • I18N: Ability to localize extension name and description (Chrome and Firefox)
  • I18N: String interpolation within kango.i18n.getMessage
  • Builder: New --no-pack flag to disable extension packaging
  • Builder: Ability to set platforms to build using argument --target
  • Builder: Better extension validation and error handling
  • Windows/Tabs: Ability to get window identifier
  • Experimental: Content script header "@run-at document-start" to run content script right after document created (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera)
  • Experimental: Notifications API disabled by default, use "permissions" to enable
  • Firefox: Popup fixes and improvements
  • IE: IE11 and Windows 8.1 compatibility
  • IE: Ability to localize updater messages
  • Safari: Safari 7 compatibility fixes
  • Opera: Opera 17+ compatibility
  • Opera: Opera 12 support removed
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    <![CDATA[Version 1.2.1 released]]> 2013-05-30T00:00:00Z http://kangoextensions.com/blog/2013/05/30/version-121-released/
  • Firefox: Fixes and optimizations for addons.mozilla.org
  • Safari: Browser button fixes
  • Builder: pythonw compatibility
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    <![CDATA[Version 1.2.0 released]]> 2013-05-08T00:00:00Z http://kangoextensions.com/blog/2013/05/08/version-120-released/ We are happy to announce the new release of Kango framework.

    What's new

    • Core: Ability to embed local resources in content scripts
    • Core: Internationalization support
    • UI: New method kango.ui.browserButton.setBadgeBackgroundColor
    • UI: Ability to close options page programmatically
    • UI: Options page is not opened twice anymore
    • Builder: Chrome Web Store package generation added
    • Builder: Ability to build IE extension on Mac OS and Linux (wine and makensis required)
    • Firefox: Generated extensions are restartless now
    • Firefox: Storage is not cleared anymore when user clears all browser history
    • Firefox: Popup visual glitches fixed on Mac OS and Linux
    • Chrome: kango.browser.windows fixes
    • IE: 64 bit browser support
    • IE: Windows 8 compatibility
    • IE: Options page keyboard input and theming fixed

    Feel free to leave any comments.

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    <![CDATA[Version 1.0.0 released]]> 2012-11-01T00:00:00Z http://kangoextensions.com/blog/2012/11/01/version-100-released/
  • Messaging API: Performance improvements on Firefox and Internet Explorer
  • UI: Added Options page component
  • Tabs API: Added KangoBrowserTab.close method
  • Tabs API: KangoBrowserTab.dispatchMessage dispatches message to all frames now
  • Content scripts: added new user script header keys @require and @all-frames
  • Firefox 17 compatibility
  • Core: Fixes and optimizations
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    Documentation

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    <![CDATA[Version 0.9.8 released]]> 2012-08-07T00:00:00Z http://kangoextensions.com/blog/2012/08/07/version-098-released/

    What's new

    • Chrome 21 (manifest version 2) support
    • Safari 6 support
    • Firefox 15 support
    • Tabs API: KangoBrowserTab.getId method
    • Core: Fixes and optimizations

    How to upgrade from older versions

    See new Popup API syntax.

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    <![CDATA[Version 0.9.5 released]]> 2012-06-05T00:00:00Z http://kangoextensions.com/blog/2012/06/05/version-095-released/

    What's new

    • Core: Simple support for JS libraries in background and content scripts
    • Core: Sandbox for background scripts in Firefox and IE
    • UI: New Popup API (see PopupDemo sample and documentation)
    • Storage: New storage engine in Firefox

    How to upgrade from older versions

    You shouldn't use kango.ui.addEventListener(kango.ui.event.Ready, ...) anymore. Background script runs after Ready event now:

    // replace
    kango.ui.addEventListener(kango.ui.event.Ready, function() { new MyExtension(); });
    
    // to
    new MyExtension();
    
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    <![CDATA[Version 0.9.4 released]]> 2012-04-02T00:00:00Z http://kangoextensions.com/blog/2012/04/02/version-094-released/
  • Core: Auto-update
  • Core: Moved all extension code in one namespace (required to pass addons.mozilla.org review)
  • XHR: Access local extension files via kango.xhr.send
  • Tabs/Windows API: Fixes
  • Builder: Fixes
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    <![CDATA[Version 0.9.3 released]]> 2012-02-10T00:00:00Z http://kangoextensions.com/blog/2012/02/10/version-093-released/
  • Core: Tabs API implemented
  • Core: Windows API implemented
  • Core: Messaging API implemented
  • Core, Builder, UI: Fixes and optimizations
  • Waiting for your feature requests!

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    <![CDATA[Version 0.9.2 released]]> 2011-12-11T00:00:00Z http://kangoextensions.com/blog/2011/12/11/version-092-released/
  • Core: Opera & Safari support added
  • Builder: Mac OS support added
  • Core, Builder, UI: A lot of fixes and optimizations
  • Content scripts: userscript header parser optimized
  • You can find examples of projects made using Kango on "Our customers" page.

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