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Exploring Firefox Event Objects without Debugging

By , January 24, 2008

For such a powerful tool, Firefox/Mozilla's event objects aren't very well documented. I still haven't found one definitive, concise source of all the docs I need. Mozilla is so huge, "definitive and concise" is most likely a contradiction in terms....

For such a powerful tool, Firefox/Mozilla's event objects aren't very
well documented. I still haven't found one definitive, concise source
of all the docs I need. Mozilla is so huge, "definitive and concise"
is most likely a contradiction in terms. So when I need to get to the

Komodo: It Seems to Not Suck

By , January 24, 2008

Well, gosh, we're absolutely blushing pink with the generous compliments from the upbeat "We're Hosed (Won't Be The Last time)" blog. Seriously, "Komodo: It Seems to Not Suck" would be pretty cool for our next OSCON t-shirt, no? Us hosers...

Well, gosh, we're absolutely blushing pink with the generous compliments from the upbeat "We're Hosed (Won't Be The Last time)" blog.

Art Geekery

By , January 24, 2008

Entirely off-topic blog post, but I can't help myself. I'm still in hysterics after viewing this fabulous mash-up of art history and geek culture. Now back to work. (via Drawn! The Illustration and Cartooning Blog)

Entirely off-topic blog post, but I can't help myself. I'm still in hysterics after viewing this fabulous mash-up of art history and geek culture. Now back to work.

Travel the World While Being a Programmer

By , January 21, 2008

It's only mid-January and ActiveState is either speaking at or sponsoring over 10 events and more to come! I've been working with conference organizers to finalize the details, and it just makes me wonder, "What if I was a programmer?"...

It's only mid-January and ActiveState is either speaking at or sponsoring over 10 events and more to come!
I've been working with conference organizers to finalize the details, and it just makes me wonder,
"What if I was a programmer?"
I might be able to participate in conferences in various cities that I've never been to.
How cool is that?

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.