Using GreaseMonkey’s persistent data functions as a aged Cache, revised.

In eating my own dog food I have revised, corrected, improved and fixed the code I posted last week. The biggest changes are related to ensuring that all that cached data does not just accumulate and never gets cleared away. Continue reading Using GreaseMonkey’s persistent data functions as a aged Cache, revised.

Use GreaseMonkey’s persistent data functions as a aged Cache.

GreaseMonkey (Don’t know that GreaseMonkey is the greatest thing since slice bread? See Greasemonkey) has two persistent data function’s, GM_setValue and GM_getValue, which let you set and get values. See Mark Pilgrams excellent Dive Into Greasemonkey : Storing and retrieving Continue reading Use GreaseMonkey’s persistent data functions as a aged Cache.

10 UI Design Patterns You Should Be Paying Attention To

via smashingmagazine we have 10 UI Design Patterns You Should Be Paying Attention To, and they are Lazy Registration; Progressive Disclosure; Forgiving Format; Clear Primary Actions; Breadcrumbs; Account Registration; Required Field Marker; Steps Left; Subscription plans; Hover Controls; Every web Continue reading 10 UI Design Patterns You Should Be Paying Attention To

Greasing the bird : enhancing Twitter with GreaseMonkey

GreaseMonkey is an add-on to (primarily, but not only) the Mozilla FireFox web browser that lets you run small (javascript) scripts to modify HTML pages on-the-fly, changing how they behave and look.  It was originally created by Aaron Boodman (aka Continue reading Greasing the bird : enhancing Twitter with GreaseMonkey