Weekend Links – Firebug Extensions, Updating Firefox Extensions, jQuery Puzzles, Digg/Google Sale
The Fire Best Firebug Extensions
Firebug is a powerhouse in itself, but why not install some Firebug plugins to make it even more useful?
Updating Extensions for Firefox 3
Have a Firefox plugin that you want to use in the newest version, but it isn't officially up to snuff? Here's how you can bypass that problem.
jqPuzzle -- Customizable Sliding Puzzles Using jQuery
Have a picture you'd like to split into a puzzle? Try jqPuzzle, a jQuery puzzle.
Google Walks Away From Digg Deal
Simply put, I think Digg needs to sell fast before the site loses its prestige. And now they've lost a potential sale to Google.
5 Rules of Variable Naming
Amen to this system of variable naming. I agree with every one of these.
Client-side APIs on mobile and desktop devices are quickly providing the same APIs. Of course our mobile devices got access to some of these APIs first, but those APIs are slowly making their way to the desktop. One of those APIs is the getUserMedia API...
Google recently introduced an interesting effect to their homepage: the top left and top right navigation items don't display until you move your mouse or leave the search term box. Why? I can only speculate that they want their homepage as...
I work with an awesome cast of developers at Mozilla, and one of them in Daniel Buchner. Daniel's shared with me an awesome strategy for detecting when nodes have been injected into a parent node without using the deprecated DOM Events API.