Archive for December, 2004

How to create Firefox extensions

Saturday, December 18th, 2004

(If you’d like to see how to create a Google Chrome extension, you can read this article here: http://roachfiend.com/archives/2009/12/27/how-to-write-google-chrome-extensions/)

Everyone has a good idea at one time or another to implement a new feature in a web browser. Well, with the goodness that is Mozilla Firefox, now you can do just that. You need to have a vague understanding of XUL and Javascript, but you certainly don’t need to be a master of either. When I started, I knew nothing about either one, really. I had seen some bookmarklets here and there, and tried to figure out just how they worked. Well, that’s how I made my first extension, BugMeNot.

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