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About FireBreath

FireBreath aims to be a cross-platform plugin architecture, targeting:

  • NPAPI browsers on windows, mac, and linux:
    • Gecko/Firefox
    • Google Chrome
    • Apple Safari
    • Opera (usually)
  • ActiveX Control hosts:
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6, 7, and 8

FireBreath is licensed under a dual license structure; this means you can choose which of two licenses to use it under. FireBreath can be used under the New BSD license or the GNU Lesser General Public License v2.1.

Getting Started

Take a look at the Documentation links on the left side, but the best place to start if you are new is with Creating A New Plugin Project


Announcements

Google code is a great system, but some of the limitations of the wiki have caused us to look at other options. We are currently trying out Confluence as a possible replacement for the documentation system. Among other things, Confluence allows us to have an announcement blog, create UML diagrams easily, and just generally has a much nicer look and feel. Let us know what you think!
FireBreath has a new home page at http://firebreath.org http://firebreath.org The new site is powered by Confluence with a free open source project license courtesy of Confluence. What does this mean? Well, the documentation is a lot easier to manage now; anyone can contribute to the wiki without us needing to give them special permissions. We also can take advantage of great tools like Gliffy to create diagrams.…
FireBreath 1.3.0 Release Candidate 1 is released!  There are a lot of great improvements and there are a couple of small breaking changes.  Check out the Version History.
Special thanks to Georg who did pretty much all of this and I think may not have actually slept last night. FireBreath 1.3.0 RC2 is released and available for download. See the changelog for information on how to update your plugin: To update from RC1, basically remove FactoryMain.cpp, Win/FactoryMainWin.cpp, Mac/FactoryMainMac.cpp, and X11/FactoryMainX11.cpp. In their place, create a Factory.cpp http://code.google.com/p/firebreath/source/browse/fbgen/src/Factory.…
This is a major release with a lot of new features!  Please check out the Version History page for a complete list of changes or the Download page to get it.  Pay particular attention to the breaking changes since 1.2.2! There are no breaking changes and only one minor bugfix since 1.3.0 RC3.
This is a minor bugfix release. There are no breaking changes, so no excuses!  UPDATE NOW! The fixes are primarily bugfixes, memory leaks, and a few crash fixes.  See Version History for the full list.
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