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 <h2>Gecko Based Browsers</h2>  <h2>Gecko Based Browsers</h2>
   
<p>There are two main types of browsers that are built using Mozilla.  Some developers choose to create their application using XUL,<p>There are two main types of browsers that are built using Mozilla.  Some developers choose to create their application using <a
Mozilla's cross-platform XML-based User Interface language.  Other developers prefer to use just Gecko, Mozilla's rendering engine, andhref="http://www.mozilla.org/xpfe/">XUL</a>, Mozilla's cross-platform XML-based User Interface language.  Other developers prefer to use
then create the interface of their browser using one of the toolkits native to a specific platform.  There are Gecko based browsers forjust Gecko, Mozilla's rendering engine, and then create the interface of their browser using one of the toolkits native to a specific
each of the major operating systems in use today, including Windows, Linux and Mac OS X.platform.  There are Gecko based browsers for each of the major operating systems in use today, including Windows, Linux and Mac OS X.
   
 <p>The goal of the <a href="http://chimera.mozdev.org">Chimera</a> project is to create a best-of-breed browser for the Mac OS X platform  <p>The goal of the <a href="http://chimera.mozdev.org">Chimera</a> project is to create a best-of-breed browser for the Mac OS X platform
 with a user-interface that is as simple and as clean as possible.  Chimera uses <a  with a user-interface that is as simple and as clean as possible.  Chimera uses <a
 href="http://www.mozilla.org/ports/fizzilla/Cocoazilla.html">Cocoazilla</a>, a variant of <a  href="http://www.mozilla.org/ports/fizzilla/Cocoazilla.html">Cocoazilla</a>, a variant of <a
 href="http://www.mozilla.org/ports/fizzilla/">Fizzilla</a> that consists of a UNIX back end connected to a Cocoa front end.  Since  href="http://www.mozilla.org/ports/fizzilla/">Fizzilla</a> that consists of a UNIX back end connected to a Cocoa front end.  Since
 Chimera uses a native toolkit to create it's GUI it can't run on any platform other than OS X, but since it doesn't use XUL it is  Chimera uses a native toolkit to create it's GUI it can't run on any platform other than OS X, but since it doesn't use XUL it is
slightly faster than the default Mozilla browser on the same computer.  The most recent stable release, <aslightly faster than the regular Mozilla browser on the same computer.  The most recent stable release, <a
 href="ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/chimera/releases/chimera-0.4.dmg.gz">version 0.4</a>, is available for download along with <a  href="ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/chimera/releases/chimera-0.4.dmg.gz">version 0.4</a>, is available for download along with <a
 href="ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/chimera/nightly/latest-trunk/">nightly development builds</a>.  href="ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/chimera/nightly/latest-trunk/">nightly development builds</a>.
   
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 href="http://dino.mozdev.org">Dino</a>.  href="http://dino.mozdev.org">Dino</a>.
   
   
<p><h2>The Future of Mozilla Browsers</h2><p><h2>What's Coming Next?</h2>
   
 <p>The browsers that are currently under development using Mozilla are just the tip of the iceberg.  One of the most interesting  <p>The browsers that are currently under development using Mozilla are just the tip of the iceberg.  One of the most interesting
 possibilities for future browser development comes from AOL, the same company that owns Netscape and that is the main sponsor of the  possibilities for future browser development comes from AOL, the same company that owns Netscape and that is the main sponsor of the
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 <p>Another interesting project to keep on eye on is <a href="http://mozilla.org/projects/phoenix/">Phoenix</a>.  There isn't much known  <p>Another interesting project to keep on eye on is <a href="http://mozilla.org/projects/phoenix/">Phoenix</a>.  There isn't much known
 about this yet, but there are some pages in bugzilla and on the mozilla.org site that have some information.  It looks like Phoenix is  about this yet, but there are some pages in bugzilla and on the mozilla.org site that have some information.  It looks like Phoenix is
 based off of an earlier project called m/b (short for mozilla/browser) and has a goal to create a user-friendly stand-alone browser that  based off of an earlier project called m/b (short for mozilla/browser) and has a goal to create a user-friendly stand-alone browser that
is free from most of the constraits placed on the default Mozilla browser.  Builds of Phoenix aren't available right now, but it isis free from most of the constraints placed on the default Mozilla browser.  Builds of Phoenix are <a
possible to grab the source from Mozilla's CVS tree and build it yourself right now.  There are instructions about how to do this in thehref="http://mozilla.org/projects/phoenix/releases.html">available</a> from the mozilla.org site and there is a <a
project's <a href="http://lxr.mozilla.org/mozilla/source/browser/README.html">README</a> file.href="http://mozilla.org/projects/phoenix/phoenix-roadmap.html">development roadmap</a> that provides details about future releases.
   
 <p><img src="http://www.mozillazine.org/weblogs/asa/cust3.png"><br> <font size="-1">Phoenix with the Customize Toolbar dialog</font>  <p><img src="http://www.mozillazine.org/weblogs/asa/cust3.png"><br> <font size="-1">Phoenix with the Customize Toolbar dialog</font>
   

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