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Now living in the dusty plains of northern Texas, I don’t do a lot of surfing. Actually, I can honestly say I have never surfed before. For those of you who do surf without a keyboard, WindFox is an extension to take with you to the beach.
I do not pretend to be an English major. In fact, I would not even consider myself to be an English minor. There are plenty of people out there that might find themselves in the same shoes as me, so I have found an extension to help us all out – the Oak Vocabulary Firefox extension.
Ever wanted to chat with folks that were looking at the same Web site you are currently visiting? Chatsum is a FREE add-on for your web browser that lets you chat with all the other Chatsum users that are looking at the same Web site as you.
Due to how popular Digg is, you would think there would be more Firefox extensions related to it. I just have not seen too many become too popular. The Digg This! Firefox extension hopes to change all that.
The Digg This! toolbar adds two buttons to your main Firefox toolbar and one menu. With the toolbar buttons you can quickly goto to Digg or Digg the page you are viewing. The menu allows you to goto your Digg profile or any of the top Digg categories.
If you do a lot of digging, then this extension is right for you.
If you find yourself working with tables on the Web a lot, you need to get the Table2Clipboard Firefox extension. It allows you to cut and paste table information from the Web right into your favorite database program. No mater if it is Microsoft Excel or OpenOffice Calc, you should be good to go.
We all want a quicker, better and faster way of searching for things. Thankfully there is more than one way to becoming a searching master from within Firefox. Now you have the default search box in the upper right corner, but sometimes that just does not do the job. What if you want to search a term you see on a Web site? That is where SearchWith comes into play.
I have been a big fan of digg.com for a long time, so I was happy to see this extension. The diggbar Toolbar extension for Firefox gives you a new way to navigate through digg’s interface. You can search the entire Web site. You can submit a story with one click. It also adds a few RSS feeds for the top digg stories. If you are a fan of digg, then you must “dig” this extension.
Reading the source code from a Web site can be really confusing if you don’t know what you are looking at. Thankfully for those of us who get mixed up with all the code with no fluff, there is the View Rendered Source Chart extension for Firefox.
It allows you to view the source of a Web site with color coded boxes around all the important parts. It might sound a little silly, but it is a great way to clearly see what the code is about and to learn what it does.