Tag Archives: Add-on

Google Firefox Extensions

By | July 10, 2005

I don’t know how new these are, but I hadn’t seen them before: Google Firefox Extensions Welcome to the Google Extensions for Firefox page. Extensions are small applications that you download and install into your Firefox browser to add new functionality. We hope you enjoy these extensions! They include an ordinary toolbar, a text message sender (U.S. only)… Read More »

Firefox And The Greasemonkey On Its Back

By | March 23, 2005

Good piece by ZDNET on a Firefox add that -on lets surfers tweak sites, but is it safe? A new Firefox extension that lets people customize their experience of the sites they visit is stirring excitement among Web surfers and consternation among security experts. The extension, dubbed Greasemonkey, lets people run what’s known as a “user script,” which… Read More »

Interview With Firefox’s Ben Goodger

By | February 11, 2005

I was fortunate to be able to fire off some questions to Ben Goodger, Lead Engineer of Mozilla Firefox by email, for this week’s column on browsers in the Asian Wall Street Journal/WSJ.com (subscription only). Here’s a full transcript of the interview. 1) How different has it been, getting Firefox into shape, than if the operation were run… Read More »