Coder Al

About me

Developer Information
Name Coder Al
Location UK
Occupation Developer
User since February 17, 2012
Number of add-ons developed 13 add-ons
Average rating of developer's add-ons Rated 4 out of 5 stars

In a little more detail...

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Quick note: If any of these addons give incompatibility notices, from now on they should not. They might still work even if they are flagged as incompatible, due to a default settings issue that makes them seem incompatible. Nothing to worry about as far as I can see.
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Hi, I am developer making a few addons to get things done that I need. I hope they can be of use to others out there. I appreciate people writing in a quick comment or review of my addons so that I know if there are any problems with them, or just to say that the addon is useful or not. I cannot fix all problems, but where I can I will try. Thanks.

None of my addons track or monitor you in anyway. I loathe the internet tracking policies of internet ad agencies, so I would not inflict that on anyone. Your security is that my addons' source code is fully open source and available for full inspection by you.

On the addon download page at the very bottom there should be a "View the Source" link that will take you to the page to view it. You can also right click the "Add to Firefox" button and choose "Save link as" to download the XPI file. This file is like a zip file that can be unzipped and the source be inspected from there.

My goal is to put the message out to all software developers to please put very clear dialog boxes on your software whenever you want to gather data from the user and ask their permission first. No one likes to get their data pick-pocketed in the background. Thanks to all developers who are decent enough to do this.

For tech crazy people out there interested in internet privacy and security, check out Steve Gibson's Security Now weekly podcast. It provides excellent detailed info on the current state of safety on the net for MS Windows, but is also very useful for Mac and Linux users.

https://www.grc.com/securitynow.htm

DISABLED ADD-ON NOTE: If you use any of my addons and they get automatically disabled, it is because they may have some kind of compatibility problem that I need time to fix. So please check back after a few days and see if I have been able to get it up and running again.

Thanks

Coder Al

Add-ons I've created

TranslateWebpageAtGoogle No Restart

Translate webpages into your own language at Google

Not yet rated
1,865 users

Select-and-Define Google Dictionary Worldwide

Select any word on a webpage and get Google Dictionary's definition in a panel. Can look up words in many languages.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars (3)
821 users

Select-and-Translate Google Worldwide

Translate words with Google by selecting them. Get a pop up translation. Can be set for user's own language by choosing the Google website for that country.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars (5)
371 users

SelectAndDefineAnyDictionaryWebsite No Restart

Adds text you select in a webpage to your URL. Your URL can be many dictionary websites you choose. For example to look up definitions of words in another language. Will open definition in a new tab. See description below.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars (2)
33 users

WiktionaryMultiLanguageDictionary

This addon allows you to look up any definitions for words in your own language.
Select a word in a webpage and right click mouse and choose DefineThisNow to view a pop up box with the Wiktionary definition. Wiktionary covers many languages.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars (1)
289 users

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