Why was Operator created?
Operator was created to showcase how microformats could be integrated into a web browser.
What's next for Operator
I'm continuing to evolve Operator. The next version is focusing on customization.
About the Developer
|User since||March 5, 2007|
|Number of add-ons developed||15 add-ons|
|Average rating of developer's add-ons||Rated 4 out of 5 stars|
Who is Mike Kaply?
Michael Kaply has been developing and customizing web browsers since 1996. In his 15+ years at IBM, he was a developer or team lead for OS/2 based browsers, including Netscape Navigator, IBM Web Browser and Firefox. During his time at IBM, Michael also focused on making the enterprise deployment of Firefox easier, which included developing the CCK Wizard Firefox extension which helps enterprises customize Firefox. The CCK Wizard is used by a number of large companies, including IBM. Other extensions developed by Michael include Operator which enables microformats inside of Firefox and IE8 Activities which is an implementation of the IE8 Accelerators functionality for Firefox.
After leaving IBM, Michael founded Kaply Consulting. Kaply Consulting specializes in customizing Firefox and has helped various clients, including companies like Brand Thunder, customize Firefox to meet their needs. They’ve also assisted companies like SurfEasy in customizing Firefox.
If you need help with customizing or deploying Firefox, or creating Firefox extensions, contact Kaply Consulting at email@example.com.