Writing a Chrome extension

Here is an excellent post on how to write Chrome extensions. It’s complete with an example using Pocket.

Into the Wild

With a large number of services available online, we tend to to spend most of our time on our browser. Well browser do come handy for a large number of activities from reading news to making travel and dining reservations. What can be better than a browser that can do some cool stuff with a click of mouse or a simple key stroke… I guess nothing

Google Chrome is the best web browser around right now (see usage statistics), and part of Chrome’s appeal is owed to its excellent extensions. Its not really hard write simple extension to get your work done.
All it needs is a little javascript, html and may be some css if you want things to be a little more pretty.

So lets build one…

Purpose: Export Chrome bookmarks to Pocket account.

Requirements:

  • Some javascript skills
  • poor html skills
  • since we want to talk…

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About Gautam Rege

Rubyist, Entrepreneur and co-founder of Josh-Software - one of the leading Ruby development shops in India.
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