Archive for the 'GreaseMonkey' Category

Oomph for Firefox: Microsoft’s Microformats IE plugin as Greasemonkey script

Thursday, November 13th, 2008

About a month ago Microsoft presented Oomph, a first attempt to integrate microformats in their tools1. Oomph at this moment consists of an IE8 plugin, a set of css styles and a plugin for the blogging tools Windows Live Writer.  I’ll let this Microsoft video explain:

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  1. although several people have argued that the webslices that came with IE8, are in fact a somewhat different implementation of the hAtom microformat []

Master of your mailbox: an email alias for every site you leave your address

Tuesday, October 9th, 2007

Do you want more control over which mails end up in your inbox? Then every time you give out your email address at a site, use an alias specific for that url. It helps you to track where (and by whom) mail addresses are being used, and lets you filter or block unnecessary mails. Here’s how: (more…)

Catching loose MP3s with Greasemonkey and del.icio.us

Tuesday, September 12th, 2006

You encounter a link to an MP3 file but it takes ages to download before you can even start to listen. You probably even haven’t got the time to sit down and listen right now, so you’d want to save it on your MP3 player without too much hassle – the way you do with MP3s in a podcast. Recognize the situation? If so, here’s my MP3 lifehack for you: (more…)

Greasemonkey: Firefox Swiss army knife bodes User Empowerment

Sunday, April 3rd, 2005

Greasemonkey seems to be taking the (firefox) web world by storm… (more…)