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Provides support for installing, managing, and controlling Open Web apps in a browser for installation on Firefox OS. Currently implemented as navigator.mozApps.


A mgmt object that exposes functions that let dashboards manage and launch apps on a user's behalf.


Checks whether an app has already been installed, taking its manifest as parameter.
Triggers the installation of an app. During the installation process, the app is validated and the user is prompted to approve the installation.
Installs a packaged app.
Returns an object that contains an app object for the app.
Gets a list of all installed apps.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support ? 16.0 ? ? ?
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? 16.0 ? ? ?


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