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1 Developing Cross-platform Web Browser Plugins and Extensions Bc. Márius Šajgalík PeWe seminar,

2 Plugins vs. Extensions

3 Plugins Adobe PDF plugin Google Update plugin Java plugin Microsoft SharePoint plugin QuickTime plugin Silverlight plugin

4 Extensions Ad blockers Custom download managers Firebug Greasemonkey Mail checkers Mouse gestures (Add-ons, Browser Helper Objects)

5 Cross-platform Frameworks Extension Factory FireBreath QtBrowserPlugin JNEXT WebMynd Kynetx Crossrider

6 Creates extensions from web pages RSS feeds required Useful for blogs

7 FireBreath Cross-platform plugin architecture Support for Windows, Linux and Mac Supports multiple development environments – VS 2005/2008/2010, Eclipse, CodeBlocks Written in C++ Builds ActiveX (IE) and NPAPI (other) plugins

8 QtBrowserPlugin Qt solution, part of Qt Solutions package Supports NPAPI browsers (Firefox, Safari, Opera, Chrome, QtWebKit, etc.) ActiveQt can turn NPAPI plugin into ActiveX control (for IE support)

9 Framework for extending web browser JavaScript Requires installation Access to system resources (files, TCP/UDP sockets, databases, threads, etc.) Tight PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) system Requires user authorization for each site

10 WebMynd Browser extension developer tools Supports porting of existing extensions Private beta and paid Supports IE, Firefox, Safari, Chrome

11 Free extension development platform Uses own rule-based language Requires Kynetx plugin to be installed Supports IE, Firefox, Safari, Chrome

12 Free extension development framework Uses JavaScript with native jQuery support Exposes appAPI for other browser functionality (cookies, selected text, keyboard shortcuts) Social API (direct Facebook integration) Workers Supports IE, Firefox and Chrome

13 Cross-platform Frameworks Extension Factory ( ) FireBreath ( ) QtBrowserPlugin ( ) JNEXT ( ) WebMynd ( ) Kynetx ( ) Crossrider ( )


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