Firefox addins

Richard McManus of the Read/WriteWeb blog has published an article on [Firefox browser add-ins]( which includes the top ten list, links to reviews of the “officially” recommended add-ins and some discussion of what will be coming in Firefox 3. Comments give lists and links to other add-ins.

My personal list of addons that I use every day:
– [ScribeFire]( addin for blogging.
– The []( addin for tagging web pages.
– The [ Bookmarks]( replaces Firefox bookmarks with bookmarks.
– [Google notebook]( addin.
– [Delegate To Todoist]( – moves tasks from gmail to on-line to-do list.

Web development tools:
– [FireBug]( XHTML/CSS/Javascript/HTTP browser debugger.
– The [WebDeveloper]( addin.
– [IEView]( “View this page in IE”
– [ColorZilla]( – eye-drop tool to measure colours (returns CSS colour values)
– [MeasureIt]( – on-screen pixel ruler for measuring element sizes.
– [Validaty]( – validates current web page
– [View Source]( with external editor.

Addins that are installed but net yet used in anger:
– [Clipmarks](
– [Zotero]( – bibliographic data manager
– [Greasemonkey]( JavaScript engine for controlling the browser.

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