I really enjoy making Chrome Extension, I love how fast it is to go from idea to implementation then availability on the store.
My latest extension is called “New Tab Chrome Experiments” was only conceived of on Sunday evening. I then spent yesterday coding it up and now its up and available todownload on the store.
Post To Tumblr my popular Chrome extension will be entering its 6th year of continual development this year so I thought it fitting that I give it a much needed overhaul.
It had been long coming, the last major update I gave it was about 1.5 years ago. In that version I moved the backend from Google App Engine over to Parse and I rewrote the frontend to use requireJS and knockoutJS. Although they have served me well, a lot has happened in the past 18 months and maintaining the client code was starting to become painful.
I have finally found some time to do a long overdue update to my popular Chrome extension PostToTumblr built using Haxe. 30,000 people currently have the extension installed and they post about 10,000 images, links, quotes per day so I thought it was about time to give it some love.
This is part two of my three part series on the internals of Recursive, an extension for Chrome. In the first post I talked about the general structure of Recursive and some of the lessons I learnt from dealing with Typescript. In the second post I discussed how Recursive goes about crawling and parsing the web. In this, the final post, i’m going to talk about how Recursive represents, lays out and renders that crawled data on the screen.
This is part two of my three part series on the internals of Recursive, an extension for Google Chrome. In the first post I laid the groundwork for the contents of this and the next post. In this post i’m going to talk a little about what Recursive does internally once given a URL.Continue reading
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