7 Simple Firefox Notifiers for Mail, Weather, and Break Time Do you maintain focus better when you’re not constantly worrying about the time or needing to check your email? Then you’ll love getting notifications for all of this. When you are staring at a computer screen all day or night, the handiest things you can use are notifications. Some allow you to quickly see how many unread emails you have or if a storm is on the way. Then there are some that simply remind you when it is break time. Participating in the Mozilla project If you're interested in helping to fix bugs and otherwise work on the code behind the Mozilla platform, this is the place to find the documentation that will point you in the right direction. Document Tags and Contributors Contributors to this page:Sheppy, Centinel, openjck, jenzed, Benjamin Smedberg, Pettay, inma_610, Husylvan, thiagofalves, themky, email@example.com, phenix, Potappo, Johnatan
Plugins up to date chack How can Firefox help me? In the future, Firefox will update plugins for you. Until then, you should regularly check this page and update your plugins to stay safe. Which Plugins do I have? Firefox Next The latest features in a more stable environment Learn more about Firefox Beta The newest innovations in an experimental environment Learn more about Firefox Aurora Firefox Aurora automatically sends feedback to Mozilla. Maintenance Koch Spy Agency Led by Voter Fraud Huckster The Kochs have been complaining about a "lack of civility in politics" as they seek to boost their public image--but one of their top operatives helped propel perhaps the most egregious case of race-baiting voter fraud hucksterism in recent years. At the same time that the Kochs have been on a PR blitz, publicly spinning an image of themselves as well-intentioned patriots trying to make the world a better place and decrying "character assassination," they've been quietly ramping up a clandestine surveillance and intelligence gathering operation focused on their perceived political enemies, Ken Vogel reports at Politico. At the helm of this "competitive intelligence" operation is a man named Mike Roman, Vice President of Research for Kochs' Freedom Partners and who was paid $265,000 last year, according to Freedom Partners' recent tax filing. Read the rest of this item here.
Google Gold: 15 Essential Chrome Extensions Google Chrome is a Web browser used by millions of people around the world. It is, by some estimates, the most popular Web browser in the world, and it has many more lovers than it does haters. However, the standard Chrome experience can be made so much better with a handful of extensions. Make Chrome Work For You There are tens of thousands of Chrome extensions available on the Chrome Web Store, but many aren’t worth the time and effort required to discover them. Only a select few are absolutely worth exploring.
Creating OpenSearch plugins for Firefox Firefox supports the OpenSearch description format for search plugins. Plugins that use OpenSearch are compatible with Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Chrome. Because of this, they are the recommended format for use on the web. Firefox also supports additional features not included in OpenSearch, such as search suggestions and the SearchForm element. 15 Can't-Miss Chrome Extensions for Productivity More Google gold for you! You listed some of your favorite Chrome extensions in one of our recent polls and Dave turned them into a handy list. Today we bring you a few more essential extensions geared toward helping you work better online. For Keeping To-do Lists
Themes Themes are skins for different Mozilla applications. They allow you to change the look and feel of the user interface and personalize it to your tastes. A theme can simply change the colors of the UI or it can change every piece of its appearance. The Theme documentation here is out of date, but we're hoping to get some help to update it soon. Document Tags and Contributors 8 Absolutely Brilliant Chrome Extensions That You Should Know About Despite having used Firefox in the past, having dipped my toes in the water with Safari and Opera, and even going totally crazy after using Internet Explorer for 10 minutes, somehow I always seem to come back to Chrome. And it’s easy to see why. The number of Chrome plugins is huge, and when a developer makes a plugin, it always seems to be for Chrome only these days. Almost as if Firefox doesn’t matter anymore.
Add-on Builder The Add-on Builder was a web-based development environment that allowed developers to create add-ons using the SDK APIs, but without needing to use the cfx command line tool. It was retired on April 1, 2014, and the "builder.addons.mozilla.org" domain now redirects to this page. If you have only used the SDK through the Builder, you already know most of what you need to know to develop using just the SDK. The high-level and low-level APIs used for Builder add-ons are exactly the same for Builder and SDK.