Firefox 3.6 has removed support for XPCOM plugins!

January 29, 2010 24 Comments by Richard

Most who are deep in the plugin world already know this, but I will repeat it quickly for those who only dabble: Firefox 3.6 has removed support for XPCOM plugins. This means that if you use XPCOM for your javascript interface (i.e. you have an IDL file on your npapi plugin, you us nsScriptablePeer, etc) […]

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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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Building a firefox plugin – part three

August 4, 2009 201 Comments by Richard

Note: For a better way to create a Browser Plugin (that will work on all browsers, not just NPAPI), check out the FireBreath project. Getting help: For a better place to ask NPAPI-related questions, go to StackOverflow and make sure to use the “npapi” and/or “firebreath” tags. Previous posts The purpose of this post is […]

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Building a firefox plugin – part two

May 26, 2009 53 Comments by Richard

Note: For a better way to create a Browser Plugin (that will work on all browsers, not just NPAPI), check out the FireBreath project. Getting help: For a better place to ask NPAPI-related questions, go to StackOverflow and make sure to use the “npapi” and/or “firebreath” tags. Recap Last time, I talked about the fundamentals […]

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Building a firefox plugin – part one

March 1, 2009 104 Comments by Richard

Note: For a better way to create a Browser Plugin (that will work on all browsers, not just NPAPI), check out the FireBreath project. Getting help: For a better place to ask NPAPI-related questions, go to StackOverflow and make sure to use the “npapi” and/or “firebreath” tags. Introduction I have now been researching and working […]

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