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Should Web Developers Switch To Google Chrome?

Nettuts+ tries to make the argument that web developers should switch to Google Chrome but I’m not buying it. Their reasoning? It’s cross platform. – But so is Safari, Firefox and Opera. Web Inspector – Which Safari also has. Extensions – Which Firefox has many more of, and better ones too. It’s a nice article, […]

Are Firefox Themes Dying?

I’ve been developing Firefox themes for the past few years and, as I see Firefox change and evolve, I’m beginning to wonder if themes are going to become a thing of the past. Why? Firefox is pushing personas. They are now standard in Firefox 3.6. Themes are complex with lots of pieces to edit and […]

MidnightFox Apologies & Fixes

Update: The problem themes have been pulled from Mozilla’s site and new versions have been added. The new versions have been tested on Mac and Windows XP in Firefox 3.5.x and 3.6. —- A few days ago I pushed out updates to MidnightFox and MidnightFoxy that would work with Firefox 3.6 and they failed on […]

Re-Package Your Theme For Firefox 3.6

With the release of Firefox 3.6, developers that used the iPox Remix tutorials to create their theme will have to create a new install file and folder structure. Don’t worry, it’s not to hard. 1 – Create a new folder called chrome. 2 – Move browser, communicator, global and mozapps into chrome. 3 – Compress […]

AppStorm Firefox Persona

I’ve recently discovered the AppStorm network of sites. There is one for Mac, iPhone and web apps. All sites have great posts and I’ve become a fan. It doesn’t hurt that they gave away free software in December either. 😉 They also have a number of desktops on Flickr to help promote the site and […]

Christmas + Firefox = Tinseltown

Do you like Christmas? Do you like Firefox? Then Tinseltown is for you. Tinsteltown is a Christmas theme for Firefox that turns your browser into a winter wonderland of Christmas fun. If you’ve already tried Tinsteltown, then check out the update that just came out. It fixes a few bugs and adds support for Firefox […]

Firefox 3.6 Theme Compatibly

Good news and bad news. The bad news is that my themes are currently NOT compatiblewith Firefox 3.6. I tested it out the other day and nothing happened. No error, no theme, no luck. The good news is I was able to find out why and fix it. I had to re-do the theme structure […]

yExplore 2.0 For Firefox Now Live

It took two months and a few rounds of revisions, but yExplore 2.0 for Firefox has been made public on the Mozilla Add-ons site! Check out all the new features here and let me know what you’d like added.

Fix Your Fonts, Fix Your Browser Problems

For a few weeks I’ve been having strange issues with browsers on my Mac. Firefox couldn’t render Arial properly, Flock had issues rendering fonts in search results, Opera was down right unusable and Camino had issues with Gmail fonts. Safari was just fine however. I tried to Google the answer but got nothing. I thought […]

yExplore 2.1 Now With More SEO and Web Developer Love

yExplore 2.1 has been released with loads of new shortcuts for SEOs and web developers! yExplore still offers quick and easy access to Yahoo Site Explorer, but now also offers: Google Backlinks, Inindex, Cache – So you can see how the site has progressed over the years. Bing Inindex Delicious saves for a domain. […]