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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Call for plugin Developers

September 17, 2009 53 Comments by Richard

Call for help Update: See what is happening with FireBreath a year later I hereby issue a “Call for Plugin Developers” to the readers of the site. I know we are as of yet few, but I hope that some of you may be willing to help me. I am quickly realizing that I need a […]

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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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Detecting the version of an ActiveX IE Browser plugin – Part Two

January 7, 2009 No Comments by Richard

Note: if you haven’t already, please read up on FireBreath, the open source cross-platform plugin framework, and consider contributing. Update Last time, in Detecting the version of an ActiveX IE Browser plugin part one, I discussed the ToString() method of an ActiveX object, and how it is called when an ActiveX object is instantiated from […]

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