Create your own browser extensions, Part 2, Extend your reach into Firefox

Write a basic browser extension for Firefox

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Duane O'Brien

Date archived: May 13, 2019 | Last updated: April 05, 2013|First published: March 26, 2013

Every browser has its fans, detractors, advantages, and disadvantages. One thing they all have in common is that people increasingly spend more time using them. This series examines how to build the same basic extension for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. You'll learn what it is like to extend each browser, how hard or easy it is to perform some common tasks, and how to distribute your extension. In this article, you'll build an extension for Firefox.

02 Apr 2013 - Added links to Part 3 in About this series and Resources.

05 Apr 2013 - Added links to Part 4 in About this series and Resources.

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