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- initialism computing Initialism of XML User Interface Language.
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You can write the app in XUL + JS and deploy on any platform Mozilla supports.
XUL is an incredibly easy language to create an app, and lets face it: making a transaction is, oh, a mouse up to the toolbar and a click of your bookmarklet.
I still like hacking in XUL, but that is mostly because there are somethings that are almost impossible to do in HTML (nice DND support from the desktop).
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Don’t get me wrong: volunteering to assist with the development of Firefox/XUL is a good thing.
Still, I look forward to seeing some strong suggestions of what we should be modifying in our strategy in order to make things better for the web (like, your point about XUL is well-founded, and I think that there’s a lot of similar talk on planet. mozilla.org at the moment about moving away from XUL in Mozilla2, on which the mobile effort will be based).
Boxely, Joe Hewitt’s souped up alternative to XUL, is live.
This is only natural, since it doesn't have XUL, which is required by the extensions.
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