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  • Package Your Firefox Extension into an XPI

    Yesterday I detailed the file/folder structure of a Firefox extension. Once you have your extension ready for testing, you need to package everything together into an XPI file. Luckily there's a quick and easy way to do so. chrome.manifest Review Remember that the XPI build...

  • Firefox Extension Template

    Creating a Firefox extension can be difficult if you don't know the files involved and how to structure your extension folder. Fear not -- I have created a very basic Firefox extension template file/folder structure for you to get your first plugin going. File & Folder...

  • Work Efficiently with jEdit Macros

    As I've mentioned in the past, my text editor of choice is jEdit. jEdit is an all purpose text editor with numerous features that allow you to code more efficiently. One of those features is the jEdit macro. jEdit comes bundled with...

  • California Love!

    I'm going to California to chill from Tuesday, May 12th to Thursday, May 14th. In honor of my time on the West Coast, I'll do my best to listen to 2Pac in California. It's the least I can do to please my high school music CD...

  • Adding the XPI MIME Type for Firefox Extension Installs

    Yesterday I posted version 0.1 of the David Walsh Blog Toolbar for Firefox. Unfortunately that led to an awkward conversation with my .htaccess file. .htaccess: I have no idea what to do with this. me: I want the toolbar to install when they request this file. .htaccess:...

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  • David Walsh Blog Firefox Toolbar

    Update: The toolbar will now attempt to install when you click the link. .htaccess FTW! I spent a few hours on Saturday doing something I've always wanted to learn how to do -- create a Mozilla Firefox extension ("addon"/plugin). I wanted to start with...

  • Create a Zip File Using PHP

    Creating .ZIP archives using PHP can be just as simple as creating them on your desktop. PHP's ZIP class provides all the functionality you need! To make the process a bit faster for you, I've coded a simple create_zip function for you to use...

  • PHP Headers and Popular Mime Types

    Like my Create a Basic Web Service Using PHP, MySQL, XML, and JSON illustrates, even though a file's extension ends in PHP, you can still tell the browser that you're outputting a different content type. Here are a few of the more popular content...

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  • Create a Basic Web Service Using PHP, MySQL, XML, and JSON

    Web services are taking over the world. I credit Twitter's epic rise to the availability of a simple but rich API. Why not use the same model for your own sites? Here's how to create a basic web service that provides an XML...

  • MooTools Zebra Table Plugin

    I released my first MooTools class over a year ago. It was a really minimalistic approach to zebra tables and a great first class to write. I took some time to update and improve the class. The XHTML You may have as many tables as...