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XULRunner + PyXPCOM

By Shane Caraveo, January 20, 2008

I wrote this to the PyXPCOM list, but then thought I'd blog it for those who don't read that list: A while back we open sourced the bulk of Komodo Edit, which includes our build system for Mozilla, which builds...

I wrote this to the PyXPCOM list, but then thought I'd blog it for those who don't read that list:

Call to Firefox extension developers

By Shane Caraveo, January 18, 2008

Mark Finkle has been making a call out to extension developers to update their extensions for Firefox 3.

Flip our Site! (aka Graphic Designer Wanted)

By , January 18, 2008

You know those home improvement shows where they take a house seriously lacking in charm—but with solid foundations and some interesting architectural features—and they rethink the whole thing and begin by bulldozing the insides? A couple weeks later, there's the...

You know those home improvement shows where they take a house seriously lacking in charm—but with solid foundations and some interesting architectural features—and they rethink the whole thing and begin by bulldozing the insides? A couple weeks later, there's the big reveal (or so goes the reality t.v.

The Future of Software and Social Networks

By , January 16, 2008

My last few blogs have been pretty techie. I've even been wondering if I should write about some messing around I've been doing on weekends with geometrical algorithms and the Google API. But I'm going to talk about the business...

My last few blogs have been pretty techie.  I've even been wondering if I should write about some messing around I've been doing on weekends with geometrical algorithms and the Google API.

Extension dev content on the wiki

By , January 16, 2008

We're starting to add some Komodo-specific content to the wiki specifically related to Komodo Extension development:

http://wiki.openkomodo.com/index.php/Extension_Development

Last call for Open Web talk submissions!

By , January 15, 2008

Today is the last call for the ( extended ) Call for Speakers for the 2008 Open Web Conference. If you're working on your talk submission, please hurry to get it in by tonight!

Call for speakers:

http://www.openwebvancouver.ca/callforspeakers

I should have ann announcement for when registration opens soon.

Komodo developer extension

By Todd Whiteman, January 14, 2008

I've recently added a new Komodo extension that is a great asset for extension developing or JavaScript/Python Komodo hacking.

This extension provides the means to open up either a JavaScript or Python shell and interact on the fly with the Komodo application, basically a real-time Komodo macro!

The benefits of using these shells is that you can get Tab code completions for your objects (using object inspection) and be able to test snippets of code that target the embedded Komodo architecture.

Looking for a good read?

By Kendra Penrose, January 14, 2008

How about a white paper! We have just posted our first featured resource for 2008. License to Code: Indemnifying Your Business Against Open Source Licensing Liabilities Download it here. Happy reading.

How about a white paper!

We have just posted our first featured resource for 2008.

License to Code: Indemnifying Your Business Against Open Source Licensing Liabilities

Download White Papers here.

Happy reading.

Category: open source

New PHP autocomplete cix files checked in.

By , January 11, 2008

I just checked in new php cix files [1] based on a complete re-write of the scripts we use to generate them. The new solution is much hackier currently than the old one in a number of ways:

Old:

  • scan php sources
  • bake in some edge cases
  • generate XML

New:

Improving Ajax Performance by Being Selective

By , January 6, 2008

I spent a few days over the holidays messing around with Rails 2.0 and the Google Maps API. Sure, these technologies aren't the newest. GMaps will be out of the terrible twos this February (2008, in case you're reading this...

I spent a few days over the holidays messing around with Rails 2.0 and
the Google Maps API.  Sure, these technologies aren't the newest.  GMaps
will be out of the terrible twos this February (2008, in case you're reading
this in an archive), and while Rails 2.0 shipped in December 2007, most of