[Project_owners] Question: Mozilla Development
mab at faser.net
Thu Mar 24 17:19:27 EST 2005
At 16.46 24/03/2005, you wrote:
>I have some basic questions regards Mozilla development for Mozdev developers.
>When developing Moz code what editor do you use?
>What platform do you use for primary development?
>If you are writing some js code let's say this bit below:
>var prefs = Components.classes["@mozilla.org/preferences-service;1"].
>How would you actually write this code?
Copy and paste
>How do you obtain the contractID or interface to use to instantiate a
>eg: "@mozilla.org/preferences-service;1", "nsIPrefBranch"
I use the XULPlanet Reference from the HomeSite Help.
>How about if you were writing a new XUL file from scratch, how would you
>Let's say you wanted to add the code below, how would you do it?
> <toolbarbutton type="menu">
> <menuitem />
If I don't have any snippet of code I write it line by line using the XUL
tag editor from homesite.
>Same with css, let's say you wanted to add some style rules to an element:
> -moz-image-region: rect(0, 388px, 20px, 292px);
>Is the rule "-moz-image-region" committed to memory or a search and paste
I use TopStyle for CSS so I have style inspector and intellisense for
Mozilla css extensions too.
>I'm very curious to see how everyone does things.
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