Mozilla Sets up Developer Center
Mozilla, the Firefox Web browser creator, launched this week its public beta
of the Mozilla Developer Center (MDC), aimed at providing developers resources
for building Web sites and Web applications for all Web browsers. The site features
technical information for developers who plan to support the upcoming release
of Firefox 1.5 and develop extensions and plug-ins for Firefox.
The site’s content ranges from tutorials and educational materials to
reference documentation on open Web standards, and is available in English,
French, Spanish, German, Japanese, Dutch, Polish and Portuguese, Mozilla says.
MDC hosts a growing library of tutorials and technical documentation, covering
hubs for Firefox Extension and theme development, accessibility, localization,
security, standards and more, Mozilla says.
WebWatch, a blog, is a Web developer's daily dose of key issues and trends
in Web development from across the Web and highlights innovative approaches
and techniques, according to Mozilla. DevNews, an RSS feed, provides up-to-date
information to Firefox Extension developers and Mozilla's development community
around release schedules, API changes and platform enhancements for Mozilla
Developers can already download Firefox 1.5 beta 1 for compatability testing.
The newest version is to feature improved support for CSS2 and CSS3, APIs for
scriptable and programmable 2D graphics through SVG 1.1 and