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Web Browser Extension Dev.

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Web Browser Extension Dev.

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Course organiser: micadeyeye
About the Course Organiser: 

I am Michael Adeyeye, Ph.D candidate at the University of Cape Town and the developer of the TransferHTTP browser extension. I am an open source enthusiast, who would like to get as many people as possible involved in developing browser extension, hacking open source packages and developing new applications.

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Artur  Cistov's picture
Indika Jayasinghe's picture
Juan Lanus's picture
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Would you like to know how to develop a web browser extension?


They will learn how to build packages (web browsers) from source. Participants will be involved in various project, such as UI enhancement and protocol integration. In addition, as part of their work, they will individually create an extension or work on existing issues/bugs. Although participants can use their choice browsers, explanations and practical examples will be based on the Mozilla Framework.

What you can expect to learn

To mention a few, there include the followings.

  • Building blocks of a web browser
  • Technologies, tools and available supports for extension development
  • Applications using the Mozilla Framework
  • Using XUL to extend the Firefox browser UI.
  • Performance and Security Best Practices
  • Setting up extension development environment



This looks super sweet, I

Constantine's picture
Fri, 2010-09-03 15:56

This looks super sweet, I cant wait till signups are open :)

I'm waitting . looks great~~~

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Matthew Ma
Fri, 2010-09-17 08:25

I'm waitting . looks great~~~

i have literally used

jeff's picture
Thu, 2010-09-23 08:51

i have literally used hundreds of extensions but never bothered to do that.thanks so much for this opportunity. help for single mothers

There are some very great

noucktourno's picture
Sun, 2010-10-03 09:06

There are some very great sources here and thank you for being so kind to post them here. So we can read them and give our opinion on subject dolce sport live.

It was really a very

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Juan Lanus
Wed, 2010-11-24 18:38

It was really a very interesting course.
I enrolled but could be only in the few first classed, due to a work overload.
Anyway, I learned a lot and now I'm looking forward to be able to continue, next year.
Thanks Michael & all fellows.