Weekend Links – Firebug Extensions, Updating Firefox Extensions, jQuery Puzzles, Digg/Google Sale

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The Fire Best Firebug Extensions

Firebug is a powerhouse in itself, but why not install some Firebug plugins to make it even more useful?

http://www.webmonkey.com/blog/The_Five_Best_Firebug_Extensions

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.

http://developer.mozilla.org/en/docs/Updating_extensions_for_Firefox_3

jqPuzzle -- Customizable Sliding Puzzles Using jQuery

Have a picture you'd like to split into a puzzle? Try jqPuzzle, a jQuery puzzle.

http://www.2meter3.de/jqPuzzle/

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.

http://www.techcrunch.com/2008/07/26/google-walks-away-from-digg-deal/

5 Rules of Variable Naming

Amen to this system of variable naming. I agree with every one of these.

http://ianhickman.blogspot.com/2008/07/5-rules-of-variable-naming.html

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Discussion

  1. Didn’t even know you could use extensions in Firebug; extensions within an extension, crazy. I agree 100% about Digg – they need to act sooner than later.

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