1. Introduction

Created Sunday 19 January 2014

  1. The UI is built with technology named XUL
    1. https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/XUL
  2. The platform is known as XULRunner
    1. https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Projects/XULRunner?redirectlocale=en-US&redirectslug=XULRunner
  3. XULRunner includes:
    1. Gecko rendering engine
      1. https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Gecko?redirectlocale=en-US&redirectslug=Gecko
    2. Necko networking library
      1. https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Necko
    3. Several other components to provide OS-independent file management, accessibility, localization, etc...
  4. XULRunner Hall of Fame:
    1. https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/XULRunner_Hall_of_Fame
  5. The Gecko engine in Firefox is used to render web pages and its own UI
  6. Mapping between Gecko and applications versions:
    1. https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Gecko/Versions?redirectlocale=en-US&redirectslug=Gecko%2FVersions



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