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XUL Tutorial
A guided tutorial that will help you get started with XUL, originally from XULPlanet.
XUL (XML User Interface Language) is Mozilla's XML-based language that lets you build feature-rich cross platform applications that can run connected or disconnected from the Internet. These applications are easily customized with alternative text, graphics and layout so they can be readily branded or localized for various markets. Web developers already familiar with Dynamic HTML (DHTML) will learn XUL quickly and can start building applications right away. Open XUL Periodic Table in Firefox or another Gecko-based browser to see some XUL demos.

Documentation

XUL Reference
See also MDC documentation on prefwindow.
XUL Controls
A quick list of all of the available XUL controls.
The Joy of XUL
Describes the key features and components of XUL.
Adapting XUL Applications for Firefox 1.5
A list of changes in Firefox 1.5, affecting XUL developers.
XUL Template Guide
A detailed guide on XUL templates, which is a means of generating content from a datasource.
XUL Overlays
An article on XUL overlays. Overlays are used to describe extra content for the UI. They provide a powerful mechanism for extending and customizing existing XUL applications.

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Community

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Tools

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Related Topics

JavaScript, XBL, CSS, RDF, Extensions, XULRunner

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Interwiki Language Links


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<div class="callout-box"><b><a href="en/XUL_Tutorial">XUL Tutorial</a></b><br>
A guided tutorial that will help you get started with XUL, originally from <a class="external" href="http://www.xulplanet.com">XULPlanet</a>.</div>
<div><b>XUL</b> (XML User Interface Language) is Mozilla's <a href="en/XML">XML</a>-based language that lets you build feature-rich cross platform applications that can run connected or disconnected from the Internet. These applications are easily customized with alternative text, graphics and layout so they can be readily branded or localized for various markets. Web developers already familiar with Dynamic HTML (<a href="en/DHTML">DHTML</a>) will learn XUL quickly and can start building applications right away.
Open <a class="external" href="http://www.hevanet.com/acorbin/xul/top.xul">XUL Periodic Table</a> in Firefox or another <a href="en/Gecko">Gecko</a>-based browser to see some XUL demos.</div>
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<h4 name="Documentation"> <a href="Special:Tags?tag=XUL&amp;language=en">Documentation</a> </h4>
<dl><dt> <a href="en/XUL_Reference">XUL Reference</a>
</dt><dd> <small>See also MDC documentation on <a href="en/Preferences_System">prefwindow</a>.</small>
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<dl><dt> <a href="en/XUL/ControlsGuide">XUL Controls</a>
</dt><dd> <small>A quick list of all of the available XUL controls.</small>
</dd></dl>
<dl><dt> <a href="en/The_Joy_of_XUL">The Joy of XUL</a>
</dt><dd> <small>Describes the key features and components of XUL.</small>
</dd></dl>
<dl><dt> <a href="en/Adapting_XUL_Applications_for_Firefox_1.5">Adapting XUL Applications for Firefox 1.5</a>
</dt><dd> <small>A list of changes in <a href="en/Firefox_1.5">Firefox 1.5</a>, affecting XUL developers.</small>
</dd></dl>
<dl><dt> <a href="en/XUL/Template_Guide">XUL Template Guide</a>
</dt><dd> <small>A detailed guide on XUL templates, which is a means of generating content from a datasource.</small>
</dd></dl>
<dl><dt> <a href="en/XUL_Overlays">XUL Overlays</a>
</dt><dd> <small>An article on XUL overlays. Overlays are used to describe extra content for the UI. They provide a powerful mechanism for extending and customizing existing XUL applications.</small>
</dd></dl>
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<h4 name="Community"> Community </h4>
<ul><li> View Mozilla forums...
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<ul><li> <a class="external" href="http://xulplanet.com/forum/">XULPlanet forums</a>
</li><li> <a class="external" href="irc://irc.mozilla.org/xul">#xul on irc.mozilla.org</a>
</li></ul>
<h4 name="Tools"> Tools </h4>
<ul><li> <a class="external" href="http://starkravingfinkle.org/blog/xul-explorer/">XUL Explorer</a> (a lightweight XUL IDE)
</li><li> <a class="external" href="http://ted.mielczarek.org/code/mozilla/extensiondev/">Extension developer's extension</a> (featuring a Live XUL Editor)
</li><li> <a class="external" href="http://www.extensionsmirror.nl/index.php?showtopic=751">XULRef sidebar</a>
</li><li> <a class="external" href="http://www.getfirebug.com/">Firebug</a>
</li><li> <a href="en/DOM_Inspector">DOM Inspector</a>
</li><li> <a class="external" href="http://www.spket.com/">Spket IDE</a>, IDE for XUL/XBL
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<h4 name="Related_Topics"> Related Topics </h4>
<dl><dd> <a href="en/JavaScript">JavaScript</a>, <a href="en/XBL">XBL</a>, <a href="en/CSS">CSS</a>, <a href="en/RDF">RDF</a>, <a href="en/Extensions">Extensions</a>, <a href="en/XULRunner">XULRunner</a>
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<p><span class="comment">Categories</span>
</p><p><span class="comment">Interwiki Language Links</span>
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</p>{{ wiki.languages( { "es": "es/XUL", "fr": "fr/XUL", "it": "it/XUL", "ja": "ja/XUL", "pl": "pl/XUL", "pt": "pt/XUL", "zh-cn": "cn/XUL" } ) }}
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