Delivering Rich Web-based Applications with Mozilla
Wednesday December 4th, 2002
Andy Cavatorta writes: "Mozilla can be used to deliver rich stand-alone applications as easily as you can deliver documents. And I brought proof!
"My example is a client program that generates and manages a rich GUI, processes data, and communicates with the server in the background. There's even some server push and snap-in code libraries. And it's all W3C compliant. Proof of the power of the lizard!"
Andy's application is an email client called Nervemail which runs entirely in a browser. It allows you to set up multiple POP3 mail accounts and then access your messages through a Web-based GUI. A demo is available on the site. If you decide to set up an account, remember that the application is still in the alpha stage of development, so don't rely on it for anything important. You'll probably want to check the 'leave mail on server' box for each of your POP3 accounts (in Edit > Options) so that you can still collect your mail with your regular email client.
#2 How about a 101
Wednesday December 4th, 2002 11:06 PM
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Could someone document how to start such a task ? Including programming examples. In a _basic_ sort of way