Now it’s time to look at the WebLock component as another example of XPCOM components (since you’ll be creating it shortly). This is a book about Gecko, and about creating XPCOM components for Gecko- based applications. Though the emphasis is on the practical steps you take to. About. This is a step-by-step tutorial on creating, building and registering an XPCOM component on Linux and MS Windows.

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For our example, we are going to create a file that contains one component, one module, and one factory.

compnoents Doug Turner No information is available for this author. Everybody is hereby given advice to try the example to have the chance to learn s. There are also a couple of forum discussion with some explanations, example code, and troubleshooting tips: Listing 6 shows a sample. But i don’t know where to get started about that. You can plug your custom functions into the framework and connect them with other components.

Create and implement an XPCOM component for the Firefox browser

It is downloadabled by clicking here: I use Firefox 1. It does not describe how to create interfaces for your class. Gift ideas you can order online and still get in time.

The example works for me under XP, ff 1. You need to change the link line a bit to make it work: On a Linux system, you can easily get this ID by using the genuuid command in the shell: Should Amazon be worried? I have Visual Studio 6 installed Amazon Alexa, why aren’t more people doing voice commerce?


If your not using GCC remove this line and creatint include “mozilla-config. If you define the interface in the sample. One month with the Google Pixel Slate: So, as luck would have it, you must use just the right version of development tools and libraries to get things to work. I tried nearly any registration method I found on the web.

crexting Sample html file “go” now gives: I have build it with KDevelop but have an error follow when I excute my sample: I tried using both gecko-sdk 1. Each factory object implements the nsIFactory interface. I couldn’t get regxpcom componennts xpidl to work in Windows XP so use xpidl in linux to generate my header files etc. Could you provide me with any information as to how this component could be packaged and deployed via the Internet?

Can anyone help me out. In this article, all the instructions, environment variables, and command line will be in a Linux operating system. I agree with the first comment, that the world needs such a compact tutorial on XPCOM components, but it needs a working one! This page was last modified Here is my change in project – settings – link As everyone can see: Type in “regxpcom” and enter. Accordingly, the book is arranged so that readers can follow along and create their own components or learn about different XPCOM topics individually, as in a reference work.


Change this to xpcom-config. The link to part 5 of the IBM dw article is broken, the correct link is: I think the problem is that the version of the gecko-sdk you are using is different than the one that works with the authors example I used the gecko-sdk for xulrunner 1.

Create and implement an XPCOM component for the Firefox browser

Drop me an email and I can send you the VC 6. This page is part of the extension development creatkng project. Sadly, I get the same exception MSBox Look up dependent glue in the table and use the settings there. For example, the introduction includes a discussion of components and what they are, and the first chapter – about how to compile the basic code and register it with Mozilla – prompts a discussion of the relationship between components and modules, of XPCOM interfaces, and of the registration process in general.

The sample is working on Linux 2.

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The insterfac is visible in xpti. First of all, thanks for the tutorial. The co-creators of the credit-card-sized board reveal the many challenges they overcame to build the breakthrough machine.