Re: Firefox, Greasemonkey and Javascript

Subject: Re: Firefox, Greasemonkey and Javascript
From: Janet Swisher <jmswisher -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Kieran Sullivan <ksullivan -at- tssg -dot- org>
Date: Sat, 24 Jul 2010 10:27:27 -0500

GreaseMonkey is an add-on for Firefox that lets you write client-side
scripts in (most commonly) JavaScript. Client-side means it runs in
your browser and is controlled by you.

It sounds like what is being suggested here is that you use write your
textual analysis script in JavaScript, and then, using GreaseMonkey,
you visit the pages to be analyzed and run your script on them. There
are tons of scripts for GreaseMonkey that people have written and
shared, so some or all of what you need may already exist.

Get GreaseMonkey:

Learn more about it:

Search for scripts:

Learn about JavaScript:

On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 10:54 AM, Kieran Sullivan <ksullivan -at- tssg -dot- org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've been asked to put together a "text analysis" tool for use on some of my
> colleagues' blogs. It's a proof-of-concept type project more than anything
> else, so I'll probably just try to code up a basic readability formula
> (before anyone points it out, I'm well aware of the limitations of same).
> Firefox, Greasemonkey and Javascript are apparently my key words.
> Does anyone have any experience along the Gresemonkey and Javascript lines?
> Thanks,
> Kieran.

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