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Rapid Application Development with Mozilla™ by Nigel McFarlane

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Chapter 1. Fundamental Concepts

This chapter is an overview of Mozilla architecture and concepts, and it contains only a little code. If you are new to Mozilla, this chapter provides orientation and explains what you get for your time and effort. It explains what the platform is, how Mozilla fits in with XML technologies, and how it supports rapid application development. If you already appreciate some of the architecture, skip directly to Chapter 2, XUL Layout.

The “Hands On” session in this chapter contains some trivial programming examples. It pokes around inside an existing Mozilla-based application, writes a traditional ...

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