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Learning Firefox OS Application Development by Tanay Pant

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Spoof Firefox OS Add-on

If you own an Android device and don't want to test your FxOS app on a real Firefox device, then a good news for a developer like you is that you can now test your FxOS apps right on your Android device. This is possible by installing the Spoof FxOS add-on to the Firefox browser of your Android device. This can be downloaded from https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/android/addon/spoof-fxos/.

What the Spoof FxOS add-on does?

According to Mozilla, this add-on makes Firefox on Android send the Firefox OS User-Agent, and disables Flash, to make it simpler to test on Android how a site is likely to work on Firefox OS. A full emulation is not possible, especially for video and performance issues.

This means that the Firefox browser ...

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