Monday, August 2, 2010

Useful Chrome Extension

Like Firefox  google Chrome has an ability to increase the functionality and capability through use of extensions.The good thing about extensions is that they allow us to perform tasks that would normally require you to switch over to another application. Being able to perform certain tasks without leaving your browser can be a big time saver.


1. Speed Tracer: Speed Tracer is a tool to help you identify and fix performance problems in your web applications. It visualizes metrics that are taken from low level instrumentation points inside of the browser and analyzes them as your application runs.


2.Firebug Lite: Firebug Lite is a tool for web developers, that allows you to edit, debug, and monitor CSS, HTML, and JavaScript live in any web page.


3.Resolution Test :Resolution Test changes the size of the browser window for developers to preview their websites in different screen resolutions. It includes a list of commonly used resolutions as well as a custom option for you to input your own.


4. IE Tab: Use Internet Explorer to display web pages in a Chrome tab. Some sites can only be displayed using IE, and with this extension you can now see those sites without leaving Chrome.


5.MeasureIt!: Draw out a ruler that will help you get the pixel width and height of any elements on a webpage.


6.Snippy: Snippy allows you to grab snippets of web pages, save them for future use and upload them to Google Docs.


7.Validity: Validity can be used to quickly validate your HTML documents from the address bar.


8.Eye Dropper: Eye Dropper and Color Picker extension which allows you to pick color from any webpage or from advanced color picker.


9.Chrome SEO: The Google Chrome SEO Extension provides easy access to Search Engine Optimization Tools that can help you with Competitive Analysis, Keyword Research, Backlink Checks, PageRank Checks and other daily SEO tasks.

10.LastPass: LastPass is a free online password manager and Form Filler that makes your web browsing easier and more secure.