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Making your own Chrome Extension

Submitted by Saptak Sengupta (@saptaks) on Wednesday, 14 June 2017

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Technical level

Beginner

Section

Crisp Talk

Status

Submitted

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Abstract

As we know google chrome is one of the most widely used browser. However a browser has very limited functionalities but with the help of a chrome extension it can be widely extended. There are plenty of chrome extensions that allow video recording to screen capture to ad block and so more. So maybe sometimes you feek wish I could get these work done by some chrome extension. So this talk will help you learn the basics of chrome extension development and it’s various aspects.

Outline

  1. The various parts of a chrome extension.
  2. Writing a manifest file for chrome extension.
  3. Different types of chrome extension - background, popup or content injection
  4. Using DOM to do different stuff with chrome extensions.
  5. Adding other features of chrome browser to do interesting things like using Web Speech APi

Requirements

Basic knowledge of Javascript and programming.

Speaker bio

An open source enthusiast and freelance chrome extension developer. 2 times GSoCer and upstream contributor in some open source projects. Python and javascript are the languages of love.

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Slides

https://www.slideshare.net/s4p74ks3ngup74/building-your-own-chrome-extension

Comments

  • 2
    Sandhya Ramesh (@sandhyaramesh) Reviewer a year ago

    Hello! Thank you for submitting to JSFoo. In order to evaluate your proposal, we need your slide deck and a two minute self recorded preview video of you walking us through the talk. Please edit your proposal and add them at the earliest. Thanks.

  • 1
    Sandhya Ramesh (@sandhyaramesh) Reviewer a year ago

    Hi Saptak, a reminder that we also need a video.

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