Author Topic: Chickenfoot  (Read 3013 times)

JRS

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Chickenfoot
« on: September 20, 2010, 09:47:03 PM »
I needed to automate a few tasks in a browser and ran across a Firefox plug-in from MIT. The source to this plug-in is a combination of JavaScript, Java and AJAX.

Chickenfoot is a Firefox extension that puts a programming environment in the browser's sidebar so you can write scripts to manipulate web pages and automate web browsing. In Chickenfoot, scripts are written in a superset of Javascript that includes special functions specific to web tasks.

Running this chickenfoot script on google.com will replace the google logo with the ninja.png image.

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   replace('Google image',
      '<img src="http://www.bolinfest.com/ninja.png">')



Chickenfoot Website
« Last Edit: September 20, 2010, 10:37:15 PM by JRS »

MRBCX

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Re: Chickenfoot
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2010, 03:59:43 AM »
Looks interesting ... reminds me of GreaseMonkey.

I do suspect a name change is in the offing though: 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chickenfoot

JRS

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Re: Chickenfoot
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2010, 04:11:37 AM »
Chickenfoot (software)

GreaseMonkey (subset ?) doesn't seem to have as much functionality as Chickenfoot but the scripts are compatible from what I read.

All I have to do now is figure out how to embed SB as a browser plug-in.  ???
« Last Edit: September 22, 2010, 01:54:37 AM by JRS »