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==Common Useages==
==Common Useages==
XUL is commonly used for creating feature rich widgets and user-interfaces such as:
* textboxes and inputs
* textboxes and inputs
* Toolbars and buttons
* Toolbars and buttons
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* GIF, JPG, PNG, BMP, ICO images
* GIF, JPG, PNG, BMP, ICO images
* HTTP 1.1
* HTTP 1.1
=resources, tutorials, examples, etc=
=resources, tutorials, examples, etc=

Revision as of 13:07, 4 October 2006


XUL which is pronounced zool stands for XML User Interface Language is a Mark-up language used primarily in Mozilla applications. It allows for the creation of feature rich visually appealing cross platform applications to be easily created and maintained for online or offline use.


XUL is an XML language and thus has the advantages of inserting other XML languages into it such as XHTML, MathML and SVG. Also because of its localized structure it can be easily translated into other languages.

Common Useages

  • textboxes and inputs
  • Toolbars and buttons
  • navigation menus
  • Tabbed windowing systems
  • Keyboard Mnunomics and input handling

Suported Technologies

  • HTML 4.0 and XHTML
  • CSS2 and some of CSS3
  • DOM2 and some of DOM3
  • XML
  • MathML
  • RDF
  • XSLT
  • XPath
  • Simple XLinks
  • XPointer
  • XML Base
  • FIXPtr
  • SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol)
  • WSDL (Web Services Description Language)
  • ECMAScript/Javascript
  • XBL (eXtensible Bindings Language)
  • GIF, JPG, PNG, BMP, ICO images
  • HTTP 1.1

resources, tutorials, examples, etc