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'SashXB' is an application environment that exposes native functionality to JavaScript. It's useful for Web developers with HTML and JS skills who want to write full-featured native applications, and for experienced programmers who need rapid application development. SashXB programs, called "weblications," are installed and uninstalled either locally or from the Web. SashXB also handles recursive dependency checking and a user-customizable security model. Components can be added easily (and installed as simply as a Weblication) to support any desired native OS functionality.


User manual available in HTML format from; Developer's guide available in HTML format from


Download version 1.1-2 (stable)
released on 7 August 2003

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LGPLJanet Casey22 April 2002

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Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use libgdome2 (>= 0.7.0) glibc (>= 2.2.3)
Required to use mozilla = (>=1.1) libxml2
Required to use libgdome2-0 (>= 0.7.0); For Red Hat and Red Hat based distros: mozilla-nspr (>= 1.1)
Required to use For Debian and Debian based distros: libnspr4 (>= 1.1)
Required to use mozilla-browser (>= 1.1)

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 7 January 2008.


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