Posts Tagged ‘chrome’

My chrome extension just got two new features: Show in Wikipedia Show in Wiktionary They do basically that they say on a tin. The language of both wiki sites is determined by Google’s translate language detection function. It’s not always accurate, but it’s best I can get at the moment. I encourage you to install […]

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Sunday, February 6th, 2011 at 22:01 | 0 comments

The Chrome Extension model is amazingly easy to use with just few basic concepts to understand. But there are rather severe limitations. The most important I found so far: There is no easy and consistent way to create option page. Developer needs to create option page as any normal HTML page, this is just overkill! […]

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Sunday, January 30th, 2011 at 14:39 | 0 comments

I spend long hours reading on-line (don’t we all?). Most of interesting material is available in English only (including en.wikipedia.org which is much superior to my native pl.wikipedia.org), so I tend to read all in that language. And as it is my second tongue, I need to use translator quite often. Google translator is doing […]

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Sunday, January 30th, 2011 at 13:40 | 1 comment

This week I’ve attended meeting of London-GTUG (Google Technology Users Group). Main themes of the meeting were Chrome Extensions and HTML5. First part was interesting, but not inspiring – the Firefox plugins are widely available, Chrome Extensions just close the gap between the browsers. I like the architecture of Extensions and reasonable restrictions Google put […]

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Saturday, March 20th, 2010 at 23:54 | 0 comments
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