Writing Greasemonkey User Scripts for Firefox and Chrome

Greasemonkey was initially only a Firefox extention but due to its popularity it’s quickly adopted by major browsers. Since Opera takes a very small market share, here on the topic of cross browser user scripts, I’m only going to talk about Chrome and Firefox. As for Internet Explorer, I just don’t like it. Now Chrome […]

“Google Reader Unread Count in Gmail” Script Again

After Google unveiled its “plus” social network to combat Facebook, its whole product line got an interface update and my “Google Reader Unread Count in Gmail” Greasemonkey script no longer worked. So it’s time to update it again. Install latest version. Now it seems Google hides Reader link in the “more” drop down. Or at […]

Google Reader and Readability, Kindle

Readability has browser extensions for reading current page or sending current web page to Kindle, but I read a lot in Google Reader where many articles are on the same page. It seems that Readability staff considered this feature and did investigate on that. But until now I didn’t find a mechanism for Reader’s native […]

Using ImageMagick for WordPress Thumbnail Generation

When you upload an image in WordPress, the blogging software tries to generate several scaled versions of the images uploaded. So after it’s done, WordPress provides 4 different sizes of the image for you to insert into the post – thumbnail, small, large, original. I noticed that for my WordPress install, only the original image […]