Netscape Mozilla Source Code Guide

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Wiley, Dec 23, 1999 - Computers - 448 pages
Netscape?? Mozilla?(TM) source code guide All the Techniques You Need to Put Mozilla to Work Mozilla, the open source version of Netscape Communicator, is an indispensable resource if you want to develop custom Internet applications. But Mozilla is also dauntingly complex, with over 50 separate modules comprising more than 30 million lines of code. This unique guide, developed in collaboration with Netscape Communications, provides a lucid overview of each Mozilla module -- and shows you step by step how to harness the cross-platform power of this versatile Internet application. Working Solutions for Internet Development Challenges
* Understand the legal ground rules that govern the use of Mozilla code
* Master key Mozilla concepts such as virtual interfaces, interface identifiers, factories, repositories, and linked libraries
* Grasp how each Mozilla module is organized, named, and used
* Get up to speed on powerful Mozilla development tools such as CVS, Bonsai, Tinderbox, and Bugzilla
* Learn step-by-step programming techniques for customizing the Mozilla back end and front end
* Discover how to build Mozilla source on a Windows, Macintosh, or Unix platform
* Join the Mozilla open source movement -- and stay in touch through mozilla.org, newsletters, and online discussion groups
Published and technically reviewed with the authorization and collaboration of Netscape Communications Corporation Bonus CD-ROM includes:
* Source code for Mozilla
* Additional open source modules
* Mozilla developer tools
www.idgbooks.com www.netscapepress.com www.mozilla.org System Requirements: Windows system running Windows 95/98 or Windows NT/2000; Microsoft Visual C++ version 5.0 or later; Perl5 for win32; Macintosh running MacOS 8.5 and MetroWerks CodeWarrior Pro 4.1 or later; Unix or Linux system with Perl 5 and a C/C++ compiler, such as egcs version 1.1.1 or gcc version 2.7.2

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Contents

Getting Started
2
Getting Involved
21
Part II
36
Copyright

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About the Author William R. Stanek, a veteran programmer, project manager, and trainer, is the executive director of Virtual Press and the founder of Global Internet Solutions. He contributes to PC Magazine and is the author of several bestselling books, including Web Publishing Unleashed and Windows NT?? Server 4.0 Adminstrator's Pocket Consultant. He spent two years mastering the intricacies of Mozilla in order to write this book.

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