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{{page>menu}} ==== Add-on ==== An add-on is a module that add a feature or a skin to Nightingale. Add-ons are downloadable from our add-ons page. One add-on have an .xpi file extension. [[|More information on Wikipedia]]. ==== API ==== Stand for [[|Application Programming Interface]] Nightingale have both [[|Add-ons API]] and [[|Webpage API]] (Same compatibility with Songbird) ==== DevTools ==== Stands for [[add-ons#nightingale_developer_tools|Nightingale developer tools]]. ≠ Firefox DevTools ;) ==== Feather ==== A feather is a skin add-on for Nightingale. The default feather is called [[ngale-feather|"Coppery"]]. Feather are composed by XUL, CSS and PNG files. ==== Featherweight ==== An add-ons hosting platform developed in PHP. It's still in development. See code-source : ==== Firstrun ==== We call [[firstrun|firstrun]] the process when you launch Nightingale for the first time (in fact with a new fresh profile). During this "firstrun" you can choose your language, some add-ons and also the path to look for songs. ==== Gecko ==== [[|Gecko]] is a free and open source layout engine used in Nightingale and Firefox. ==== GitHub ==== [[|GitHub]] is a web-based hosting service for software development projects that use the Git revision control system. The Nightingale project is hosted on GitHub : ==== GStreamer ==== [[|GStreamer]] is the back-end library that handle playback of songs and videos. ==== IRC ==== Stand for [[|Internet Relay Chat]]. We are using IRC for instant discussions between developers, contributors and users. Check out our [[irc|IRC]] infos. ==== I18n ==== Stand for Internationalization, similar to [[glossary#L10N]]. ==== Jar ==== A [[|jar file]] is basically a zip file in Nightingale, it contains files from the application. You can compile Nightingale without files being compressed in jar files. See [[ngale-feather#development]]. ==== i686 ==== This represent Nightingale version for [[|32-bits]] processors. i686 refers to the [[|P6 microarchitecture]] (the sixth generation Intel [[|x86]] microarchitecture) ==== L10n ==== Stand for Localization, more information on [[ngale-locales|Nightingale localization here]]. ==== Langpack ==== Stand for Language pack, usually an xpi file that is downloaded on the firstrun of Nightingale matching your Operating system locale. Other langpack can be downloaded in the File menu. === MSC ==== Stand for [[|Mass-Storage Class]]. (Accessing files from an USB devices in the classic way) ==== MTP ==== Stand for [[|Media Transfert Protocol]]. Developed by Microsoft. (Accessing files from a software layer) ==== Nightly ==== A [[|nightly]] build is a version of the software compiled every night with latest changes. ==== POTI ==== [[|Pioneers of the Inevitable]], original company who started Songbird development. ==== RDF ==== [[|RDF]] files (Resource Description Framework) are XML files. For Nightingale it's used as add-ons install files. ==== TagLib ==== [[|TagLib]] is the library that handle metadata tags of songs. ==== x86_64 ==== This represent [[|64-bits]] processors (compatible with 32-bits) More information about [[|x86_64 here]]. ==== XML ==== Stand for [[|Extensible Markup Language]]. ==== XPI ==== [[|XPInstall]] (Cross-Platform Install) is a technology used by XUL-based applications for installing Mozilla extensions that add functionality to the main application. ==== XUL ==== Stand for [[|XML User Interface Language]]. It's used to make Nightingale user interface. ==== XULRunner ==== [[|XULRunner]] is a runtime environment developed by the Mozilla Foundation to provide a common back-end for XUL-based applications. Nightingale is based on XULRunner.

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