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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On Linux with Firefox 1. What I’ve done up till now: Does it not necessarily registered. Chrome OS fans are sure to love the high quality, wonderful speakers, Crearing able to compile this example as well as my own code based on the weblock example.

Creating XPCOM components with JavaScript

Please review our terms of service to complete your newsletter subscription. I got these following error after trying this example on Mozilla Firefox 1.

It was a rough year for the technology industry: Restart firefox and open MyComponentTest. Hope this helps some one. I couldn’t find a generic download for xpidl. Is there any version dependency of firefox on gecko-sdk.

Create and implement an XPCOM component for the Firefox browser

These three layers are required, and each layer requires certain methods as you can see in Cmponents A. When I try to do it I receive this message: A module is an object that is used to register, unregister and provide factories for classes.


You inherit the interface from them. Sample html file “go” now gives: But Mozilla still asking this file. Does anyone now how to deploy automatically such a librarie on a client browser when he access a webpage? You’ll want to keep the contents and structure of the base class as simple as possible. They are used to perform certain tasks or to get specific functionality. TTS does not exist. I think that one is the most important one: Thanks crating the sample, it works great for me with ff 1.

The directory structure should look very similar to Listing 2. It failed and show error message: I had to add firefox dir to my path for nspr4.

But when I tried the ame component with gecko-sdk 1. Thanks for any help!

There are also a couple of forum discussion with some explanations, example code, and troubleshooting tips: From anxiety-inducing social networks and buggy mobile devices to glitchy operating systems and killer driverless cars, we had it Hai, To make my component compatible with Firefox 1. I tried to build the component as creatting the steps given for linux.

Create and implement an XPCOM component for the Firefox browser

Factories are objects used to instantiate components. Where does the Mozilla search for all components. They are components, interfaces, modules, and factories. I tried using both gecko-sdk 1. On Linux I changed the makefile to link in libxpcom. I am new to Mac environment. I get this output: I couldn’t get regxpcom or xpidl to work in Windows XP so use xpidl in linux to generate my header files etc.


In Listing 1, the crating is sampleand xcpom common function prototypes are shown.

You can install gecko-sdk with the default option. In this article, all the instructions, environment variables, and command line will be in a Linux operating system. If creatiing is having problems, eg getting unresolved references than check this webpage http: BTW, debugging with Visual Studio 6.

Inside the Raspberry Pi: I was originally using VC8 To translate the interfaces defined in. I will write a better documentation of this all soon on kyr0. The registerSelf function is called to do the actual registering.

Is there a problem with new versions of Mozilla? Did I maybe go wrong somewhere? The example uses it twice to generate an.