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1 Mozilla Community and Projects Michael Adeyeye (Mozilla Firefox Campus Representative)

2 Disclaimer The contents of this presentation are outcomes of personal research, interactions with the Mozilla Corp. employees, scholars and volunteers, who are actively involved in the Mozilla Projects. Although efforts are made to present the right information, I do apologize for any misinformation that might occur and hope it would not be used against me in any case, such as filing a lawsuit against me. Thanks.

3 Table of Contents Introducing Mozilla Mozilla Products Reusing Mozilla Why use Mozilla Firefox? Using the framework for research purposes Dive into the core

4 Introducing Mozilla March 31, 1998 Netscape Communicator source code is posted on the Internet via mozilla.org. Firefox Web browser holds 20% of the worldwide market share. The community is governed by a virtual management team made up of unpaid experts and employees from a range of companies, including the Mozilla Corporation, IBM and Red Hat. Specific community contributions include: 1.Fixing a bug or contributing code there are over 1,000 community code contributors, 20,000 nightly testers and 500,000 beta testers. 2.Developing over 3,000 Firefox Add-ons, the small bits of downloaded software to customize the Firefox Web browser. 3.Creating versions of Firefox in over 40 languages.

5 Mozilla Products Mozilla Firefox Web Browser

6 Mozilla Products Mozilla Thunderbird Mail Client

7 Reusing Mozilla ActiveState Komodo Edit

8 Reusing Mozilla Songbird (similar to the Apple iTunes)

9 Why use Firefox? Built-in Spell-check

10 Why use Firefox? Built-in Crash Recovery

11 Why use Firefox as a web developer? Internet Relay Chat – Chatzilla Extension

12 Why use Firefox as a web developer? Firebug Extension

13 Why use Firefox as a web developer? Web Developer Extension

14 Why use Firefox as a web developer? Web Developer Extension

15 Why use Firefox as a web developer? Yahoo Slow Extension

16 Why use Firefox as a web developer? Yahoo Slow Extension

17 Why use Firefox as a web developer? FireFTP Extension

18 Why use Firefox as a web developer? SpiderZilla: Downloads an entire Web site directory structure, including all XHTML, CSS, images. Image Zoom: Have you ever wished that you could enlarge and view a particular image right from within your browser? IE View: From within Firefox, allows you to open the current page into an instance of Internet Explorer. Helps ensure that your Web pages work well in multiple browser environments. ColorZilla: If you want to manipulate colors and ease color-related tasks on a page you are developing, this is the tool to use. MeasureIt: Ever need to know the length or width of something on your Web page in pixels? MeasureIt will tell you, with a graphical ruler and all. Very cool. Brought to us by Kevin Freitas. For more add-ons, visit the following URLs: https://addons.mozilla.org

19 Using the framework for research purposes Jennifer Golbeck, Michael Wasser SocialBrowsing: Integrating Social Networks into Web Browsing. CHI 2007 Works-In-Progress. San Jose, California. April, 2007

20 Using the framework for research purposes Two projects from the Grid Middleware Development Group, San Diego Supercomputer Center, University of California, San Diego, that used the Mozilla Framework are: Topaz: Extending Firefox to Accommodate the GridFTP Protocol Gemstone: a mozilla-based rich client for accessing grid services

21 Using the framework for research purposes TransferHTTP: Extending Firefox to support SIP Protocol, a project from the Communication Research Group, University of Cape Town.

22 Dive into the core XPCOM Viewer Extension

23 Dive into the core The Directories

24 Dive into the core The Files

25 Dive into the core The Source Code

26 Tindexbox Dive into the core

27 Bugzilla

28 Dive into the core When can I start from? What languages/technologies are used to develop Mozilla Products? XPFE(XUL/JS/CSS), XPIDL, XPCOM (C++/JS) Visit Where can I find help? IRC: moznet (try channels such as #extdev, #developers, #seneca, #xulrunner) How can I access the source code? Getting started with extension creation

29 Thanks for listening Questions!!


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