Category Archives: Open Source

0.3 Release… Multi-touch with an Extension on/off switch

Some great achievements here…  and some utter frustration.  After spending an hour due to missing some curly braces on a call to a property that plays host to an anonymous function, I finally got a very cool extension in place … Continue reading

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Multi-touch support… next step done

In terms of my open source course, my latest patch to the Mozilla Thunderbird community is a little behind.  In terms of the Thunderbird community, I’ve already received an email (less than 5 minutes from posting the patch) that they’re … Continue reading

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Mozilla Thunderbird Project follow up

Onwards to 0.3 Ok, so the semester is nearing an end and the multitude of intense courses this semester has been hitting me to the ground…. but I shake off the dirt from my clothes, get my composure… and keep … Continue reading

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Mozilla XPCOM Learning Lab

Here is another fine presentation for learning XPCOM from Mozilla in my Open Source program at Seneca College.  This lab guides you through the process of creating an extension as part of the mozilla build.  You can also build extensions … Continue reading

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Thunderbird Multi-touch 0.2 Release

Well after much fussing about with porting a bug fix that was intended for Firefox in dealing with multi-touch scrolling issues into  Thunderbird, I resolved the process and now have 3 finger swipe scrolling.  In the end, the final fix … Continue reading

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Detecting a Pane in Thunderbird!

From failure, to opportunity, to failure, to a success that will hopefully lead to another success… but inevitably, the cycle will continue! What is all this referring to?   My work on implementing multi-touch controls on Thunderbird. It’s a bug … Continue reading

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Back to the Javascript, Part 2

Ok, so this is a followup blog to a previous one where I made some fun at the Javascript language.  Criticizing it as a toy and possibly in my own mind, being critical for its cryptic looking nature.  And thus, … Continue reading

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