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Thunderbird In 2023: The Milestones and The Lessons We Learned

The Thunderbird Project enjoyed a fantastic 2023. From my point of view – as someone who regularly engages with both the community and our team on a daily basis – the past year brought a renewed sense of purpose, sustainability, and excitement to Thunderbird. Let’s talk about a few of the awesome milestones Thunderbird achieved, but let’s also discuss where we stumbled and what lessons we learned along the way.

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February 2024 Community Office Hours: All About Add-Ons!

We want it to be easy to make Thunderbird yours, and so does our community. The Thunderbird Add-on page shows the power of community-driven extensions. There are Add-ons for everything, from themes to integrations, that add even more customization to Thunderbird.

Our guest for this month’s Thunderbird Community Office Hours is John Bieling, who is the person responsible for Thunderbird’s add-on component.

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Thunderbird Monthly Development Digest: January 2024

Hello Thunderbird Community! I’m very happy to kick off a new monthly recap in order to bring a deeper look and understanding of what we’re working on, and the status of these efforts.

These monthly digests will be in a very short format, focusing primarily on the work that is currently being planned or initiated that is not yet fully captured in BugZilla. Nonetheless, we’re putting it out there to cherish and fully embrace the open nature of Thunderbird.

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An Untold History of Thunderbird

WHY was Thunderbird 115 called “Supernova?” What caused the press to declare Thunderbird dead back in 2012? And how did we turn the ship around? Ryan answers these questions and much more in his personal recollection of Thunderbird’s history.

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