Firefox Sidebar Plugin: Clearfox

Document created by ajohnson1200 on Sep 24, 2007Last modified by benjamin on Sep 23, 2010
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A plugin within a plugin.  Installs a sidebar in your Firefox (2.0 or greater) install that keeps you up to date with the latest and greatest content in your Clearspace install.  You install the plugin in Clearspace and then point your browser to http://example.com/clearspace/cf-about.jspa to install the Firefox part of the plugin.

 

 

Technologies

This plugin is composed of two parts: the Firefox XUL / JavaScript code and the Clearspace plugin which is Java.

 

What's Included

The source code for both the Clearspace plugin and the Firefox sidebar plugin.

 

Requirements

Requires Firefox 2.0 or greater and Clearspace 1.6 or greater. The auto-update technology in the Firefox plugin will only work with Clearspace 1.7 (currently in beta).

 

Building and Deploying the Code

You can either install the plugin jar directly into your admin console or given the source code, you can compile the plugin using Ant:

> ant plugin -Dplugin=clearfox

 

 

Clearspace 2 Plugin Files

 

Clearspace 1.X Plugin Files Are Attached Below

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