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An Update I Would Not Be Expected to Perform on a Script That I May Not Keep Updated

As my frequency of visits to Digg decreases, the probability of me writing Greasemonkey scripts that work with Digg also decreases. Plans that I had for writing scripts that work with Digg have been ranked lower among my priorities, and the completion and release of these scripts will occur later than I originally expected. In […]

Documentation of and Experimentation with the New Version of Greasemonkey

In the previous entry here, the release of the newest version of Firefox was mentioned. Also mentioned in that entry was the release of a new version of Greasemonkey that coincided with the release of this new version of Firefox. I mentioned that what may have been most important about this new version of Greasemonkey […]

Firefox 3: Not the Only Software Release for Which Firefox Users Have Been Waiting

Many have been awaiting the release of Mozilla Firefox version 3.0, as this version of the Firefox web browser will have many improvements over previous versions of it. I was not quite able to wait until the expected release date of June 17th to be able to start using Firefox 3. So I decided to […]

Searching Less and Finding More on Digg

Quite a while ago, I mentioned that I was writing a Greasemonkey user script that would allow users to perform advanced searches on Digg without having to search for anything on Digg first. It was actually not long after I wrote the script for automatically sorting search results on Digg by which ones received the […]

Cookie Revealer: One Reason Greasemonkey Should Allow Its Scripts Access to Cookies

Log off. That cookie s— makes me nervous. –Tony Soprano The malicious activity that can result from Greasemonkey scripts having the ability to access cookies has been a topic of discussion among Greasemonkey aficionados. Cookie-related Greasemonkey issues and the possible solutions to them were mentioned in the recent trilogy of entries on this blog about […]

Adding the Titles of Videos to Embedded YouTube Videos

During and after the times that I have written each of my Greasemonkey scripts, I look for ways to improve on these scripts. I often have ideas in mind for adding features to them and for making them more efficient. And when I consider it a high enough priority to implement these improvements, these scripts […]

Facilitating the Analysis of Data Sent Via Web Forms

After writing three consecutive entries here about Greasemonkey’s past and present security issues, I wanted to write about a different topic. I was actually fine with making Greasemonkey the topic once again, although this time, I preferred to emphasize the reasons to use it, rather than the reasons one may want to avoid it. I […]

Greasemonkey and Security: Attempting to Summarize What You Need to Know (Part 3 of 3)

In the first entry in this series of entries on Greasemonkey and security, the security issues that Greasemonkey has had in the past were covered. Then in the second part of this series, the most recent security issues that were inherent to Greasemonkey were covered. And in this third and final part of this series, […]

Greasemonkey and Security: Attempting to Summarize What You Need to Know (Part 2 of 3)

In the previous entry in this series of entries on Greasemonkey and security, an overview of the history of Greasemonkey security was given. An explanation of why that history matters now was also given. And in this entry, the most recent security issues that Greasemonkey has had are the topic. As was mentioned in the […]

Greasemonkey and Security: Attempting to Summarize What You Need to Know (Part 1 of 3)

As one might expect when I am unable to access the web as often, the inspiration for what I write about in this entry comes from something that I have read that was not in an electronic form. As I have mentioned previously on this blog, I have taken time to rediscover why I have […]