Chapter 17. Mozilla s Tools for Developers

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Chapter 17. Mozilla's Tools for Developers


  • Open Source As a Way of Life

  • Developer Tools

  • Mozilla Developer Support Tools

  • Bugzilla

  • Tinderbox

  • Bonsai

  • LXR

  • Working with the Mozilla Development Tools

Mozilla's Firefox and Thunderbird are both open source, where the current source code is freely available. Anyone can modify and build the product, creating a new version of Firefox that might improve performance, add functionality, enhance performance using the compiler's CPU-specific features, and even fix bugs.

You have two choices as to what happens to your work. The first choice is to keep it as your private work. The second choice is to make it part of the official product's code.

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    Firefox and Thunderbird. Beyond Browsing and Email
    Firefox and Thunderbird Garage
    ISBN: 0131870041
    EAN: 2147483647
    Year: 2003
    Pages: 245

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