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    Firefox: simple config setting can improve memory usage

    Published April 10th, 2006

    Here’s a simple tip for (potentially) improving performance in Firefox. Not a hack, just someone pointing out a rather obscure feature.

    Firefox getting bogged down? Extensions might be to blame

    Published April 5th, 2006

    Here’s a potentially very useful post that lists some of the most popular Firefox extensions that suffer from ‘memory issues’ and could be causing your browser to run slowly.

    Firefox Extension: Firebug

    Published January 24th, 2006

    Yes, yet another widget to help with web development: this time, an improved Javascript console (which I’ve ben praying for since I first began using Firefox). Instead of sitting in another window Firebug docks along the bottom of your browser window and can be minimised to the status bar, with a small display of any […]

    Firefox Extension: IE Tab

    Published December 1st, 2005

    I develop almost entirely in Mozilla Firefox, but of course I have to check all my work with Microsoft Internet Explorer. It’s a drag, but it has to be done. However today someone pointed out the IE Tab extension that allows you to switch between Firefox and Internet Explorer rendering engines, from within a Firefox […]

    Firefox Extension: View Rendered Source

    Published August 11th, 2005

    When you’re working extensively with pages that make use of dynamic HTML — ie. using Javascript to manipulate the structure of a page — the “View source” option in Firefox becomes effectively redundant, because the original source that you’ll see may not bear much resemblance to the ‘true’ current state of the page. This can […]

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