Welcome to the FireBreath project!

About FireBreath

FireBreath|http://code.google.com/p/firebreath/wiki/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.

Plugins vs Extensions

If you are not clear on the difference between a plugin and an extension, please read this blog post on the subject. FireBreath can be used to build a plugin, which could then be used as part of an extension, but it cannot be used to directly create an extension.

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