Scrolllooper is a Firefox Addon that I created to allow automatic page scrolling in an infinite loop. This addon was designed to allow a web page to be displayed in public on a large screen. The aim of the addon is simply to automatically scroll to the bottom of the page, and then jump back to the top. The scrolling speed is variable and can be defined in the Preference pane.
- Addon Builder at the Firefox Addon Developer Hub – this page provides a customised starter-kit for addon developers, which acts as a springboard, taking a lot of fiddling out of the early stages of development. The site also contains plenty of documentation. I wish I had had this at the outset.
- XUL Documentation at the Mozilla Developer Center – XUL is Mozilla’s XML based language for defining application interfaces: this is useful when tailoring the Firefox interface to meet your needs. The API provided here seems very thorough and well organised.