Sunday, October 02, 2005

Create Your Own Firefox Extensions

One of the best things about Firefox and Thunderbird is that they have a well defined extension mechanism. If there's some feature you feel is completely missing, you can go ahead and add it. It's relatively easy to do, you don't have to fiddle about with a C compiler because extensions are mostly written in a combination of XML and ECMAScript. If you wish to write your own Firefox extension then take a look at the this tutorial about installing a really simple extension into Firefox that adds a "Hello World" menu item to the Tools menu.

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