Revision 480631 of Firefox Marketplace

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The Firefox Marketplace is an open and non-proprietary online marketplace for Web applications built using HTML5.

The Firefox Marketplace enables developers to create cross-platform applications using standard Web technologies, languages, and tools. Mozilla is bringing its core values — openness, freedom, user choice — to the world of apps.

Getting help

If you still aren't sure how to do what you're trying to get done, feel free to join the conversation!

  • Consult the Boot to Gecko project forum: {{ DiscussionList("dev-marketplace", "mozilla.dev.marketplace") }}
  • Ask your question on the Open Web Apps IRC channel: #marketplace

Don't forget about the netiquette...

  1. Publishing on the Firefox Marketplace
    1. Pre-submission checklist
    2. Submitting an app to the Firefox Marketplace
    3. Marketplace review criteria
    4. Firefox Marketplace FAQ
  2. General app publishing topics
    1. Self-publishing apps
    2. Packaged Apps
    3. Creating a store
    4. Adding a subdomain for an app
    5. Updating apps
    6. Privacy policy
  3. Monetization
    1. Profiting from your app
    2. Marketplace payments
    3. In-app payments
    4. Validating a receipt
    5. App pricing list
    6. Payments Status
  4. Firefox Marketplace APIs
    1. Marketplace utility library
    2. Submission API
    3. Payment API
    4. Marketplace API

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    The Firefox Marketplace is an open and non-proprietary online marketplace for Web applications built using HTML5.</div>
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  <p>The Firefox Marketplace enables developers to create cross-platform applications using standard Web technologies, languages, and tools.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.572;">Mozilla is bringing its core values — openness, freedom, user choice — to the world of apps.</span></p>
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    <h2 class="Community" id="Community" name="Community">Getting help</h2>
    <p>If you still aren't sure how to do what you're trying to get done, feel free to join the conversation!</p>
    <ul>
      <li>Consult the Boot to Gecko project forum: {{ DiscussionList("dev-marketplace", "mozilla.dev.marketplace") }}</li>
      <li>Ask your question on the Open Web Apps IRC channel: <a class="link-irc" href="irc://irc.mozilla.org/marketplace">#marketplace</a></li>
    </ul>
    <p><span class="alllinks"><a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html" rel="external">Don't forget about the <em>netiquette</em>...</a></span></p>
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    <h2 class="Tools" id="Tools" name="Tools">Tools for app developers</h2>
    <ul>
      <li><a href="https://marketplace.firefox.com/developers/">Visit Firefox Marketplace Developer Hub</a></li>
      <li><a href="/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Firefox_OS/Using_Firefox_OS_Simulator">Firefox OS Simulator</a></li>
      <li><a href="/en-US/docs/Apps/App_developer_tools">App developer tools</a></li>
    </ul>
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<h2 id="Subnav">Subnav</h2>
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  <li><a href="#">Publishing on the Firefox Marketplace</a>
    <ol>
      <li><a href="/en-US/docs/Web/Apps/Publishing/Pre-submission_checklist" title="A checklist of things you should be sure to do before you submit your app to the Firefox Marketplace.">Pre-submission checklist</a></li>
      <li><a href="/en-US/docs/Web/Apps/Publishing/Submitting_an_app" title="This step-by-step guide will help you successfully submit your app to the Firefox Marketplace.">Submitting an app to the Firefox Marketplace</a></li>
      <li><a href="/en-US/docs/Web/Apps/Publishing/Marketplace_review_criteria" title="An explanation of the criteria an app must meet in order to be published on the Firefox Marketplace">Marketplace review criteria</a></li>
      <li><a href="/en-US/docs/Web/Apps/FAQs/Marketplace" title="Frequently asked questions about publishing apps on the Firefox Marketplace.">Firefox Marketplace FAQ</a></li>
    </ol>
  </li>
  <li><a href="#">General app publishing topics</a>
    <ol>
      <li><a href="/en-US/docs/Web/Apps/Publishing/Self-publishing_Apps" title="If you don't want to go the Firefox Marketplace route, here is some useful information on self-publishing apps.">Self-publishing apps</a></li>
      <li><a href="/en-US/docs/Web/Apps/Packaged_apps" title="A detailed description of packaged apps, what the different types entail, and what they are used for in the context of the Firefox Marketplace, and self-published apps.">Packaged Apps</a></li>
      <li><a href="/en-US/docs/Web/Apps/Creating_a_store" title="Information that may be helpful to you if you want to build your own store for selling and distributing Open Web Apps.">Creating a store</a></li>
      <li><a href="/en-US/docs/Web/Apps/Adding_a_subdomain" title="For security reasons, each app must have its own domain (or subdomain) on the Web. This article covers how to go about creating a subdomain for your app.">Adding a subdomain for an app</a></li>
      <li><a href="/en-US/docs/Web/Apps/Updating_apps" title="Information about how both hosted and packaged app updates are handled, and what you need to do to ensure that your app properly supports updating.">Updating apps</a></li>
      <li><a href="/en-US/docs/Privacy_policies" title="Your users' privacy is very important, so you need to develop and adhere to a reasonable privacy policy to engender their trust. This article provides a guide to developing privacy policies.">Privacy policy</a></li>
    </ol>
  </li>
  <li><a href="#">Monetization</a>
    <ol>
      <li><a href="https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Apps/Tutorials/General/Profiting_from_your_app" title="This guide contains introductory materials on how to monetize your apps, including tools needed, and a monetization calculator.">Profiting from your app</a></li>
      <li><a href="/en-US/docs/Web/Apps/Publishing/Marketplace_Payments" title="How your app can work with the Firefox Marketplace to enhance your distribution model">Marketplace payments</a></li>
      <li><a href="/en-US/docs/Web/Apps/Publishing/In-app_payments" title="A guide to implementing support for in-app payments in your Web app.">In-app payments</a></li>
      <li><a href="/en-US/docs/Web/Apps/Publishing/Validating_a_receipt" title="A guide to when—and how—to validate your app's purchase receipt.">Validating a receipt</a></li>
      <li><a href="/en-US/docs/Web/Apps/Publishing/App_pricing" title="A round up of fixed price points you can choose for your paid apps, and how these vary across different currencies, along with useful supporting information on dealing with app payments.">App pricing list</a></li>
      <li><a href="/en-US/docs/Web/Apps/Publishing/Payments_Status" title="An at-a-glance summary of what countries have got our app payment services set up in them — where paid apps can be distributed">Payments Status</a></li>
    </ol>
  </li>
  <li><a href="#">Firefox Marketplace APIs</a>
    <ol>
      <li><a href="/en-US/docs/Web/Apps/Publishing/Marketplace_utility_library" title="To help you work with the Firefox Marketplace, we provide a JavaScript library you can use in your apps to make it easier to handle in-app payments and verify payment receipts.">Marketplace utility library</a></li>
      <li><a href="http://firefox-marketplace-api.readthedocs.org/en/latest/topics/submission.html" title="The Submission API lets you validate your app, update your app, and fetch information about the apps available to be installed.">Submission API</a></li>
      <li><a href="http://firefox-marketplace-api.readthedocs.org/en/latest/topics/payment.html" title="The Payment API lets you get information about and process in-app purchases as well as to simply get information about what pricing tiers are available.">Payment API</a></li>
      <li><a href="http://firefox-marketplace-api.readthedocs.org/en/latest/topics/overview.html" title="All Marketplace-related documentation is centered here.">Marketplace API</a></li>
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