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1.19 ! david 3: <p>This project hosts the ongoing development for O'Reilly's <a href="http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/mozilla/">Creating
! 4: Applications with Mozilla</a> book. In order to keep all of the information updated and current with the latest
! 5: developments in the Mozilla community, the contents of the book have been made freely available under the <a
! 6: href="http://www.opencontent.org/openpub/">Open Publication License</a>.
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1.14 david 10: <p><img src="screenshots/mozilla_web_apps_comp_small.gif" align="right" hspace=5
11: border=0>Mozilla is not just a Web browser. Mozilla is also a framework for
1.11 david 12: building cross-platform applications using standards such as CSS
13: (Cascading Style Sheets), XML languages such as XUL (XML-based
14: User-interface Language), XBL (eXtensible Binding Language), and RDF
15: (Resource Description Framework), as well as Gecko, Mozilla's rendering
16: engine, and other technologies.
18: <p>The Mozilla development framework also makes use of programming
20: Definition Language), plus framework technologies such as XPConnect and
21: XPCOM, Mozilla's component model.
23: <p>In addition to Netscape's Mozilla-based browsers (Netscape 6.x and
24: 7.x), the Mozilla framework has been used to create other browsers such as
25: Galeon and Chimera, and chat clients such as ChatZilla and JabberZilla.
26: Developers have also used Mozilla to create development tools, browser
27: enhancements, and games, as well as many other types of add-ons and
30: <p>This book explains how applications are created with Mozilla and
31: provides step-by-step information about how you can create your own
32: programs using Mozilla's powerful cross-platform development framework.
33: This book also includes examples of many different types of existing
34: applications to demonstrate some of the possibilities of Mozilla