Description of the Xul Dev Project
Xul Dev is an Integrated Development Environment designed to build software
with an XML-based graphical user interface. The IDE should work with any programming
The project is currently in work and is released under the Mozilla 1.1 open source license.
The main window is a tabbed-panel that displays several files in source form.
The left panel is also a tabbed panel to display either the directory structure
or the hierarchy of objects of the current project.
The main tool bar has commands to load a project, compile a program etc...
The left panel has a local toolbar to manage the project or the files.
A widget bar will be added to the interface and a property panel also.
The components of the program are visible by the user only through the graphical
components that interacts with them.
- The editor.
- A drag and drop form designer.
- The project manager.
- The property tool.
- The file selector.
- The help system.
The source is written in Scriptol that is a programming language that allows
to embed XML and thus XUL as well.
The IDE is in work but some code is available:
- The about dialog. XUL description of the about dialog.
- The main source. Build the program that call the about dialog.
- Dir2RDF. An external program
to convert a directory into the RDF format. Is called by the main program.
- The project.
The XML language.
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