Bookmarklet Link Extractor

For a while I was wondering how could I write a button like google bookmark. Few days ago I came to know this technology’s name is bookmarklet. The word bookmarklet came from bookmark + applet, is just a bookmark having a javascript function in its URL. Javascript function in URL is possible, as modern browser supports javascript: prefix like http:, ftp:, or https:. It offers a lot of advanced feature in browsing. Wikipedia have good details, take a look, BOOKMARKLET on Wikipedia.

Then i gave a try to write one. this typical bookmarklet firstly ask for few predefined options then extract all the link of matching types. And options are optimized for google filetype : *** search result.

To use copy following lines and then create a bookmark with this text in url. Continue reading

Epiphany: Smart Bookmark (Address Bar as Search Bar)

For long days I was using FireFox, was very happy with this browser but only problem it is a very resource hungry browser. In some case it just crashes, probably because I add lot’s of add-ons. I was bit desperate to find a fast browser at least with search bars like in FireFox. As a result download near about 9 to 10 browsers. But got the solution in Epiphany.

Epiphany is very light weight browser, built on Gecko engine, never takes time to start. No customization supported by default. There is only one address bar, no default search bar. But the interesting point is this address bar could be used as the replacement of FireFox’s search bar. Continue reading