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Rapid Application Development with Mozilla™ by Nigel McFarlane

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Chapter 16. XPCOM Objects

The Mozilla Platform is a base for building software applications. It contains an object library of over a thousand objects. Many of these objects have nothing to do with GUIs. This chapter explains which of those objects solves which common programming problems.

A thousand example scripts is too big a goal for a single chapter—the best that can be done here is to provide some pointers and guidance. In addition to this discussion, you'll need to read the XPIDL interface definitions for the objects discussed. Many script fragments are presented here to complement those interfaces. All solutions presented ...

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