December 14, 2005

IE7 RSS icon to use Firefox RSS icon

The Microsoft Team RSS Blog announced today that to encourage consistency between browsers, IE7 will be using the Firefox RSS icon to represent RSS and RSS-related features.


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December 7, 2005

FirefoxView: 'View This Page in Firefox' Extension for IE

IE View is a useful extension for web developers that launches IE and lets you view what the page looks like in IE.

FirefoxView is the opposite of IE View, it lets you complete the round trip and view what a page looks like in Firefox from IE.

Kind of a strange extension install; it's an extension you install in Firefox, which installs "View This Page in Firefox" item to the context menu in IE. Windows only, and doesn't work with Norton Antivirus 2004 with script blocking enabled.


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December 3, 2005

View Source Choice

In response to an entry discussing view source in Firefox, Brian King created the View Source Choice extension with the exact feature we were looking for. The ability to:

[r]edirect View Source to current window (current default in Firefox), new tab, or new window.

Thanks Brian — I've installed the extension, and it works great! The planned ability to override the view source keyboard shortcut already has me anticipating version 0.2.

Update 2006-01-20: View Source Choice has been updated and now features an optional override.

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December 2, 2005

Firefox Flicks

As part of the community marketing for Firefox 1.5, Mozilla Firefox Flicks has launched with two new campaigns, Testimonials and Ad Contest. If you're the type, record a testimonial of yourself talking Firefox and you can win gift certificates. Me, I don't even like having my picture taken. Although it would be pretty funny if a Pornzilla fan recorded a testimonial.

The ad contest is for those familiar with Final Cut Pro to create a 30s commercial for Firefox.

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