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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>. If you have any thoughts, comments or suggestions
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11: <p><img src="screenshots/mozilla_web_apps_comp_small.gif" align="right" hspace=5
12: border=0>Mozilla is not just a Web browser. Mozilla is also a framework for
13: building cross-platform applications using standards such as CSS
14: (Cascading Style Sheets), XML languages such as XUL (XML-based
15: User-interface Language), XBL (eXtensible Binding Language), and RDF
16: (Resource Description Framework), as well as Gecko, Mozilla's rendering
17: engine, and other technologies.
19: <p>The Mozilla development framework also makes use of programming
21: Definition Language), plus framework technologies such as XPConnect and
22: XPCOM, Mozilla's component model.
24: <p>In addition to Netscape's Mozilla-based browsers (Netscape 6.x and
25: 7.x), the Mozilla framework has been used to create other browsers such as
26: Galeon and Chimera, and chat clients such as ChatZilla and JabberZilla.
27: Developers have also used Mozilla to create development tools, browser
28: enhancements, and games, as well as many other types of add-ons and
31: <p>This book explains how applications are created with Mozilla and
32: provides step-by-step information about how you can create your own
33: programs using Mozilla's powerful cross-platform development framework.
34: This book also includes examples of many different types of existing
35: applications to demonstrate some of the possibilities of Mozilla