Tag Archives | javascript

Wappalyzer

Wappalyzer is a browser extension that uncovers the technologies used on websites. It detects content management systems, eCommerce platforms, web servers, JavaScript frameworks, analytics tools and many more.

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SafeBrowser

View web pages you’re not sure you trust safely. SafeBrowser is an intelligent blocker of JavaScript, java applets and flash, it has an optional ad blocker and can block gif images, Silverlight and ActiveX controls.

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QuickJava

QuickJava allows quick enable and disable of Java, JavaScript, cookies, image animations, flash, silverlight, images, stylesheets and proxy from the status bar or tool bar.

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PrefBar

PrefBar ReviewThe all in one toolbar(item). Houses and manages bigger amounts of buttons (Clear Cache, Clear Cookies, …), Menus (User Agent spoof…) and checkboxes (Javascript, Flash, …). Extensible from online-database or with self created buttons.

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RE-enable Enable JavaScript

SettingSanity ReviewOver time Mozilla adds and removes features from Firefox that we all love or hate. SettingSanity is an add-on that will add back a few of those features you might have missed. SettingSanity is a solution to the inane removal of some of the most useful features in Firefox. It also adds the option of toolbar buttons for toggling Images and JavaScript without opening the Options window.

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Advanced JavaScript Settings in Firefox

JavaScript TweaksFirefox allows for you to specify a few things that JavaScript can and can not do, but you must edit it under the advanced JavaScript settings. The steps to get there are pretty simple, but for those of you who don’t know – here is another way you can get a little more control over Firefox and how the browser handles JavaScript commands.

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Bookmarklets 101

Learn About BookmarkletsBookmarklets are small applets that are stored as the URL of a bookmark in a web browser.  They are in no way unique to Firefox (you can use most with any other browser out there). When clicked, rather than taking you just to a specific page – they might perform another function that you need to do.  Most of the time, these are written in JavaScript.  Now, you don’t need to be any type of programmer to use them and I have found  a great resource for you to use to find a lot more.

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Firefox 3.6 Has Been Released!

Firefox 3.6!

Firefox 3.6 Released!

The latest version of your favorite browser has been released.  Firefox 3.6 is now available via Mozilla’s web site.  The big update this time around is the built in support for Firefox Personas.

Need more? Here’s the full list of new features that Firefox 3.6 brings:

  • Available in more than 70 languages – get your local version.
  • Support for a new type of theme called Personas, which allow users to change Firefox’s appearance with a single click.
  • Protection from out-of-date plugins to keep users safer as they browse.
  • Open, native video can now be displayed full screen and supports poster frames.
  • Improved JavaScript performance, overall browser responsiveness, and startup time.
  • The ability for web developers to indicate that scripts should run asynchronously to speed up page load times.
  • Continued support for downloadable web fonts using the new WOFF font format.
  • Support for new CSS attributes such as gradients, background sizing, and pointer events.
  • Support for new DOM and HTML5 specifications including the Drag & Drop API and the File API, which allow for more interactive web pages.
  • Changes to how third-party software can integrate with Firefox in order to prevent crashes.

More Firefox 3.6 Tips, Tutorials and Help!

Overall, not a bad upgrade.  If your Firefox has not updated it’s self yet, you can always pick up the update at Mozilla’s web site. What do you think of Firefox 3.6?  Love it? Hate it? More interested in Firefox 4?  Leave you feedback in the comments!

Jetpack Gallery

Gallery of Jetpack Add-ons

Do you remember Jetpack?

It is the Mozilla Labs project that makes the add-on building process easier, mixing elements of HTML, CSS and JavaScript.  Mozilla has released an awesome Jetpack Gallery, which serves as a community for Jetpack developers and add-on users.

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