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10 Cool Firefox Add-Ons

Feb 16, 2010, 16:33 (0 Talkback[s])
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"#2 iMacros for Firefox for automating browser tasks and tests

"This is a very interesting add-on, giving you the ability to record and play macros in Firefox. Pretty much anything repetitive you do in Firefox you can automate with iMacros. You can teach it to fill out forms or download and upload files. It can import or export data to and from CSV or XML files or databases. It even includes support for working with PDF files, capturing screenshots, user agent simulation, and proxies.

iMacros for Firefox also includes a password manager. These passwords can be used within macros. Plus they can be secured with 256-Bit AES encryption

"#3 Web Developer to design, test, and troubleshoot sites and applications

"This add-on is great for anyone that designs or maintains websites or web applications. It gives you a new Firefox menu and toolbar with various web developer tools. Use it to test, inspect, or troubleshoot cookies, forms, images, and many other web components.

"It gives you control over client-side settings by letting you easily toggle Java, JavaScript, cache, cookies, pop-blocker, and other features on and off. You can view CSS details and even edit the style sheets to see live results. It includes many inspection and manipulation features for forms and images. It also features code validaters and many other miscellaneous tools."

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