Now it’s time to look at the WebLock component as another example of XPCOM components (since you’ll be creating it shortly). This is a book about Gecko, and about creating XPCOM components for Gecko- based applications. Though the emphasis is on the practical steps you take to. About. This is a step-by-step tutorial on creating, building and registering an XPCOM component on Linux and MS Windows.

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Only then can it stay valuable for each one of us! I can’t believe it! The new component shows up compojents my xpti. You inherit the interface from them. About the above, never mind The sample does not do any actual work; it just calls to the XPCOM interface and returns a dummy “hello from xpcom.

For those having the dreaded “cid” problem There are also a spcom of forum discussion with some explanations, example code, and troubleshooting tips: I created my UUID by using guidgen.

Creating XPCOM Components

Do you know why ‘contet-policy’ notification does not work under FireFox? While i am registering new component on linux folowing error occur what will be screw in that [root l mozilla For Registering the component with Firefox 1. I’d say, if you want to use VC8 to build your component, you’ll have to get a build of your run-time environment built with VC8 in order to get cokponents working. I’m able to compile this example as well as my craeting code based on the weblock example.


Inside the Raspberry Pi: On Linux I changed the makefile to link in libxpcom. Although familiarity basic ideas such as inheritance and encapsulation are preferred, wherever possible they are explained in the book as they are used.

The component which was built with gecko-sdk 1. The make file doesn’t compile on my system and didn’t even find CL. Chrome OS fans are sure to love the high quality, wonderful speakers, You should change both.

First a huge and great thank you for the “hello world” ccreating the “official” weblock example is really too complex to make it works. Using Mozilla Firefox 1.

Create and implement an XPCOM component for the Firefox browser

Any working example like this would be ccreating great help. BTW, debugging with Visual Studio 6. The component cpmponents not getting loaded when firefox starts up. To translate the interfaces defined in. By the end of the book, readers should have learned how to build a component and they will know something about the framework for these components in Gecko, which is XPCOM. While I tend to focus on the cutting edge, this is a good time to look back on the cretaing biggest Though Firefox might have a configuration setting allowing a script to run for a long time, letting the user configure the browser before executing your application is not an adequate solution.


After changing the make file also, I am not able to register the component in linux. Look in the JavaScript console to check for errors. Creting Sign in or register to add and subscribe to comments. The hope is to help explain how to create a class, and what processes are used to register and instanciate it.

Does anyone have any idea where to go from here?

I used gecko-sdk from mozilla 1. Listing 6 shows a sample. The top of each chapter rceating a list of the major topics covered.

You don’t need to modify these three files unless there’s a need to modify the interfaces of your component. I was getting the same error as many others- Type error: Hmm, I can’t get it to compile either. It can make mozilla reads my component. If you don’t, Firefox will silently fail to register your component because of missing dependencies on msvcrtd. No such file or directory can you help me.

Smartphone innovation to ramp in thanks to foldable screens, in-screen fingerprint, 5G 5G isn’t the only reason that the smartphone industry is craeting interesting: So here’s what you need: Each factory object implements the nsIFactory interface.