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Posts by Jason Evangelho

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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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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Thunderbird Podcast #4: Will The Real Mozilla Please Stand Up?

The Thunderbird team is back from Mozilla’s All-Hands event, and we’re overwhelmed in the most positive way. In addition to the happy and positive vibes we’re feeling from meeting our colleagues in person for the first time, we have a lot of thoughts and impressions to share. Ryan, Jason, and Alex talk about how Mozilla is building AI tools for the good of humanity, and how our perception of AI has changed dramatically.

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An Update On Thunderbird Sync

The road to Thunderbird 115 “Supernova” has been a long one, and we’re confident you’ll love the final result. If you’re already using Thunderbird 115, you may have noticed a feature that is conspicuously absent: Thunderbird Sync.

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Getting Started With The Main Window Of Thunderbird 115 “Supernova”

During the next several weeks, you should begin to see your installation of Thunderbird 102 automatically update to Thunderbird 115. Whether you’re upgrading or coming in as a brand new user, now is the perfect time to introduce you to the various elements of the software. This guide will introduce you to the main window of Thunderbird (in its Classic layout and new “Vertical Cards” layout), get you familiar with the terminology, and help you navigate Thunderbird like a pro!

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Meet The Team: Wolf-Martell Montwe, Android Developer

Having recently joined us as a full-time Android developer, Wolf brings his passion for building mobile applications to the Thunderbird team. He’ll be helping to bring new features and an updated interface to K-9 Mail as we transform it into Thunderbird for Android. I spoke with him about his first computer, what he hopes to accomplish for the Thunderbird mobile app, and how our community of contributors can help!

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