One little button for Firefox: XUL is cool

Introduction This post summarizes some of my findings while attempting to make a descent single-button Firefox extension. I’ve tested the code shown below with Firefox 1.5 and 3.0 under Windows, and Firefox 3.0 under Linux, and there were zero portability issues. I would suggest reading a tutorial about toolbars and possibly Mozilla’s own tutorial about [...]

CSS and DIV layout: The main pitfalls

In the beginning web pages were simple and innocent. Then people started to abuse tables to achieve some layout. And then came CSS and DIV, the winning combination for making a web page oh-so-beautiful but not resizable. Web designers started telling the browser where to put what, and the browser responded with blind obedience, even [...]