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The following articles provide help with developing extensions for Firefox. In addition, please refer to the general extension documentation that applies to all Mozilla applications. In the future, you may also develop extensions with an alternative, trimmed down but simpler API developed at Mozilla labs' Jetpack project.

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XUL, JavaScript, XPCOM, Themes, Developing Mozilla

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<p>The following articles provide help with developing extensions for Firefox. In addition, please refer to the <a class="internal" href="/en/Extensions" title="En/Extensions">general extension documentation</a> that applies to all Mozilla applications. In the future, you may also develop extensions with an alternative, trimmed down but simpler API developed at <a class="link-https" href="https://jetpack.mozillalabs.com/" title="https://jetpack.mozillalabs.com/">Mozilla labs' Jetpack project</a>.</p>
<table class="topicpage-table"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <h4 name="Documentation">Documentation</h4> <ul> <li><a class="internal" href="/En/Firefox_addons_developer_guide">Firefox add-ons developer guide</a> An introductory guide to add-on development for Firefox.</li> <li><a class="internal" href="/en/Creating_Custom_Firefox_Extensions_with_the_Mozilla_Build_System">Creating Custom Firefox extensions with the Mozilla build system</a> How to set up the build environment for an extension that makes use of binary components.</li> <li><a class="internal" href="/en/Building_an_Extension">Building a Firefox extension</a> Explains step by step how to build an extension for Firefox.</li> <li><a class="internal" href="/en/Updating_extensions_for_Firefox_3.6" title="en/Updating extensions for Firefox 3.6">Updating extensions for Firefox 3.6</a> lists the known changes in Firefox 3.6 that affect extensions. Includes links to the documentation you'll need to get up to date.</li> <li><a class="internal" href="/En/Updating_extensions_for_Firefox_3.5" title="en/Updating extensions for Firefox 3.5">Updating extensions for Firefox 3.5</a> Lists the known changes in Firefox 3.5 that affect extensions with pointers to the relevant documentation.</li> <li><a class="internal" href="/en/Updating_extensions_for_Firefox_3" title="en/Updating extensions for Firefox 3">Updating extensions for Firefox 3</a> Lists the known changes in Firefox 3 that affect extensions with pointers to the relevant documentation.</li> <li><a class="internal" href="/en/Code_snippets">Firefox code snippets</a> Code commonly used by many extensions.</li> </ul> </td> <td> <h4 name="Community">Community</h4> <ul> <li>View Mozilla forums...</li> </ul> <p>{{ DiscussionList("dev-extensions", "mozilla.dev.extensions") }}</p> <ul> <li><a class="link-irc" href="irc://moznet/#extdev">#extdev IRC channel</a></li> <li><a class="external" href="http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewforum.php?f=19">MozillaZine forum</a></li> <li><a class="external" href="http://mozdev.org/mailman/listinfo/project_owners">mozdev project owners</a></li> <li><a href="/en/Extensions/Community" title="en/Extensions/Community">Other community links...</a></li> </ul> <h4 name="Tools">Tools</h4> <ul> <li><a class="link-https" href="https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/6622" rel="external nofollow" target="_blank" title="https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/6622">DOM Inspector</a> edit the live DOM  (Firefox and Thunderbird)</li> <li><a class="external" href="http://www.hacksrus.com/~ginda/venkman/" rel="external nofollow" target="_blank" title="http://www.hacksrus.com/~ginda/venkman/">Venkman</a>, a JavaScript debugger (<a class="external" href="http://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/216" rel="external nofollow" target="_blank" title="http://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/216">Firefox</a>, <a class="external" href="http://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/addon/216" rel="external nofollow" target="_blank" title="http://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/addon/216">Thunderbird</a>)</li> <li><a class="link-https" href="https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/7434/" rel="external nofollow" target="_blank" title="https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/7434/">Extension Developer's Extension</a> a suite of development tools</li> <li><a class="external" href="http://www.gijsk.com/" rel="external nofollow" target="_blank" title="http://www.gijsk.com/">Chrome List</a> view files in chrome:// (<a class="external" href="http://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/4453" rel="external nofollow" target="_blank" title="http://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/4453">Firefox</a>, <a class="external" href="http://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/addon/4453" rel="external nofollow" target="_blank" title="http://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/addon/4453">Thunderbird</a>)</li> <li><a class="external" href="http://ted.mielczarek.org/code/mozilla/extensionwiz/" rel="external nofollow" target="_blank" title="http://ted.mielczarek.org/code/mozilla/extensionwiz/">Extension Wizard</a> a web-based extension skeleton generator (Firefox and Thunderbird)</li> </ul> ... <a class="internal" href="/en/Setting_up_extension_development_environment#Development_extensions" title="en/Setting up extension development environment#Development extensions">more tools</a> ... <p><span class="alllinks"><a href="/Special:Tags?tag=Extensions:Tools&amp;language=en" title="Special:Tags?tag=Extensions:Tools&amp;language=en">View All...</a></span></p> <h4 name="Related_Topics">Related Topics</h4> <dl> <dd><a href="/en/XUL" title="en/XUL">XUL</a>, <a href="/en/JavaScript" title="en/JavaScript">JavaScript</a>, <a href="/en/XPCOM" title="en/XPCOM">XPCOM</a>, <a href="/en/Themes" title="en/Themes">Themes</a>, <a href="/En/Developer_Guide" title="en/Developing_Mozilla">Developing Mozilla</a></dd> </dl> </td> </tr> </tbody>
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