Learn How to Develop Extensions for Firefox 1.5 and Later; Participate in FireFox Extension Development Contest

By Angsuman Chakraborty, Gaea News Network
Saturday, November 5, 2005

Firefox 1.5 introduced two new features which drastically simplify extension development - the greatly simplified chrome registration scheme and reworked Extension Manager.

Read this article to get started with extensions development.

Note: The extensions created following this article will only work on Firefox 1.5 and later.

Mozilla Foundation has announced a competition for Firefox extension developers.

Submit your new or upgraded Extension to the Extend Firefox contest. If your Extension is judged to be one of the best by our panel of judges, you’ll win one of the prize packages listed below.

Grand Prize category winners will get a custom designed Alienware Aurora® 7500 Firefox Edition PC.

Best in Class winners will receive Apple
iPod® Nanos
, and US$250 gift certicates for books at O’Reilly.com.

Contest starts November 3, 2005 and entries must be received by midnight Eastern Time on January 6, 2006

What are you waiting for?

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