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Part VI: Dreamweaver Under the Hood > Creating Extensions - Pg. 957

957 Chapter 36. Creating Extensions You learned in the preceding chapter how to take advantage of Dreamweaver extensions written by other people. For ultimate power in Dreamweaver, it's also possible to write your own. This chapter discusses how Dreamweaver uses JavaScript, HTML, and XML to create extensions, and how you can create two of the most popular and accessible types of extensions--objects and com- mands. Before Getting Started Although writing Dreamweaver extensions isn't just for propeller-heads, it isn't for sissies, either. To work with object and command files, you need to be fairly comfortable reading and writing HTML code; and you need some understanding of JavaScript. In particular, you should be familiar with the basic language structure, syntax requirements and concepts of JavaScript (expressions, variables, functions, and so on), and how to use JavaScript to process data collected by HTML forms. Note