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Web Extension: Browser Add-on that Works Cross-Browser

Submitted by VISWAPRASATH KS (@iamvp7) on Thursday, 15 June 2017

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Technical level

Intermediate

Section

Full Talk

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Abstract

Introduction about WebExtensions. Webextensions are Firefox add-ons which are compatible with the API supported by Chrome and opera. Once written, these extensions can be made to run on most browsers with small tweaks. Participants can learn how to customize their browsers, can learn the steps to submit to Firefox Add-ons website.

Outline

In this talk I will share demos on
- Introduction why WebExtension are coming & how helpful they are. - how to develop a Web Extension from scratch. - how to run your Chrome Extensions in Firefox.

My talk will help attendees understand how extensions can be made available for all browsers, and know the basics of what we look for when reviewing Extensions for Firefox. And I will share resources for learning more about developing WebExtensions.

Requirements

Modern Browser Firefox or Chrome.
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Speaker bio

Working as a backend developer at Zoho. Contributing to Mozilla community. Founder of MozillaTN community. Contributed as Firefox OS Senior App reviewer.

Links

Slides

https://www.slideshare.net/VISWAPRASATHKS/getting-started-with-add-ons

Comments

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

    Hi Viswaprasath, please upload a two minute video of you explaining your talk. We need this content to evaluate your proposal.

    • 1
      VISWAPRASATH KS (@iamvp7) Proposer a year ago

      Hi @Sandhya,

      Sorry for late reply. Sharing the Youtube link [1] about the talk.

      [1]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMi_LiW1quw

      Thank you

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

        Thanks!

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