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1.10      david       3: <p><a href="screenshots/mozilla_web_apps_comp.gif"><img src="screenshots/mozilla_web_apps_comp_small.gif" align="left" hspace=5
                      4: border=0></a>This project hosts the ongoing development for O'Reilly's upcoming <a href="http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/mozilla/">Creating
                      5: Applications with Mozilla</a> book.  The contents of the book will be made freely available to the community under an open license soon, but
                      6: right now we are limiting access to just the authors, editors and reviewers.  Check back soon for more information.
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        !             8: <p><b>Summary</b>
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        !            10: <p>Mozilla is not just a Web browser. Mozilla is also a framework for
        !            11: building cross-platform applications using standards such as CSS
        !            12: (Cascading Style Sheets), XML languages such as XUL (XML-based
        !            13: User-interface Language), XBL (eXtensible Binding Language), and RDF
        !            14: (Resource Description Framework), as well as Gecko, Mozilla's rendering
        !            15: engine, and other technologies.
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        !            17: <p>The Mozilla development framework also makes use of programming
        !            18: languages such as JavaScript, C++, C, Python, and IDL (Interface
        !            19: Definition Language), plus framework technologies such as XPConnect and
        !            20: XPCOM, Mozilla's component model.
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        !            22: <p>In addition to Netscape's Mozilla-based browsers (Netscape 6.x and
        !            23: 7.x), the Mozilla framework has been used to create other browsers such as
        !            24: Galeon and Chimera, and chat clients such as ChatZilla and JabberZilla.
        !            25: Developers have also used Mozilla to create development tools, browser
        !            26: enhancements, and games, as well as many other types of add-ons and
        !            27: applications.
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        !            29: <p>This book explains how applications are created with Mozilla and
        !            30: provides step-by-step information about how you can create your own
        !            31: programs using Mozilla's powerful cross-platform development framework.
        !            32: This book also includes examples of many different types of existing
        !            33: applications to demonstrate some of the possibilities of Mozilla
        !            34: development.

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