Archive: December, 2009

Cross-Browser Scripting – Part one

December 27, 2009 2 Comments by Richard

The Problem: I’ll be up-front about something here; I don’t particularly like ActiveX.  I understand a lot of the reasons for creating it, and I won’t go so far as to claim that it shouldn’t exist or anything like that; in fact, it does very well for certain types of things.  The main thing I […]

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Memory management in NPAPI

December 24, 2009 9 Comments by Richard

Introduction Ever since I started this series of posts on NPAPI and plugins, I have started receiving occasional emails requesting additional help with aspects of NPAPI that are particularly confusing.  With full-time work, FireBreath development, and a 6 month old baby to take care of, I often don’t have as much time as I’d like […]

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Firebreath ready for testing

December 10, 2009 9 Comments by Richard

While I’m not ready to release a “beta” version of Firebreath yet, we are getting really close. In fact, it’s close enough that anyone feeling a little adventuresome shouldn’t have any trouble setting up a test plugin and testing the limits. We only support Windows so far (sorry guys, it’s the platform I know best, and it’s the one my client needed first), but we support both Internet Explorer and NPAPI (Firefox, probably Chrome and Safari as well).

A brief list of supported features:

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