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3 items tagged “webrunner”

Prism Prototype Now Available on Mac and Linux. Prism is the new name for Mozilla Webrunner, a toolkit for building native desktop applications on top of the Mozilla technology stack. # 11th November 2007, 10:21 pm

Currently WebRunner applications share cookies with other WebRunner applications, but not with Firefox. WebRunner uses its own profile, not Firefox’s profile. There is a plan to allow WebRunner applications to create their own, private profiles as well.

Mark Finkle # 30th September 2007, 4:08 pm

WebRunner 0.7—New and Improved. A simple application for running a site-specific browser for a service (e.g. Twitter, Gmail etc). This is a great idea: it isolates your other browser windows from crashes and also isolates your cookies, helping guard against CSRF attacks. # 27th September 2007, 1:55 pm