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IAP 2006 Activity

Creating a Firefox Extension
Jeff Walden
Thu Jan 19, Tue Jan 24, Thu Jan 26, Tue Jan 31, Thu Feb 2, 07-09:00pm, 1-190

No enrollment limit, no advance sign up
Participants requested to attend all sessions (non-series)
Prereq: Proficiency with CSS/JavaScript/XML and some programming exp

This class will teach you how to create a moderately complex Firefox extension which demonstrates most of the technologies used to create many extensions as well as Firefox itself. You will learn how to: write an extension's UI, write a simple XPCOM component using JavaScript, use JavaScript to drive UI interactions, create a custom widget using XBL, and how to package an extension's code to make an installable extension.
Web: http://stuff.mit.edu/iap/
Contact: Jeff Walden, W20-557, x3-7788, sipb-iap-firefox@mit.edu
Sponsor: Student Information Processing Board
Latest update: 07-Nov-2005

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