For advanced web developers with serious skills and demanding work environments. Programming, Design, and of course ways to speed up FireFox and your work. Each personally vetted by AskApache Admin.
Blocks annoying video ads on YouTube, Facebook ads, banners and much more.
Adblock Plus blocks all annoying ads, and supports websites by not blocking unobtrusive ads by default (configurable).
Collector's Note By far, without a doubt, the single most important and valuable add on for ANY web developer. This is the one that is definitely required. The features are too numerous to name here.
The best security you can get in a web browser!
Allow active content to run only from sites you trust, and protect yourself against XSS and Clickjacking attacks.
The first and only download manager/accelerator built inside Firefox!
Collector's Note Very nice, easy, fast, and unobtrusive add-on that lets you download all files of a certain type to a certain save location, lets you use builtin filters or configure your own using basic REGEX. Very helpful.
Tab Mix Plus enhances Firefox's tab browsing capabilities. It includes such features as duplicating tabs, controlling tab focus, tab clicking options, undo closed tabs and windows, plus much more. It also includes a full-featured session manager.
The Web Developer extension adds various web developer tools to the browser.
Collector's Note This add-on is 1 of the top 2 most important add-ons for web developers. The other is firebug.
FoxyProxy is an advanced proxy management tool that completely replaces Firefox's limited proxying capabilities. For a simpler tool and less advanced configuration options, please use FoxyProxy Basic.
Collector's Note The most complete proxifying tool for firefox, multiple configurations possible.
Lightbeam is a Firefox add-on that enables you to see the first and third party sites you interact with on the Web. Using interactive visualizations, Lightbeam shows you the relationships between these third parties and the sites you visit.
AiOS lets you open various windows as sidebar panels, and quickly switch between them. So it put an end to the window chaos! In addition to bookmarks and history it opens dialogues such as downloads, add-ons and more in the sidebar.
View HTTP headers of a page and while browsing.
Collector's Note Very helpful for those that don't have and use wireshark.
FirePHP enables you to log to your Firebug Console using a simple PHP method call.
Not using Firebug 1.9+ on Firefox 8+? See http://firephp.org/
YSlow analyzes web pages and suggests ways to improve their performance based on a set of rules for high performance web pages.
http://yslow.org is the official open source website.
Collector's Note One of the top 3 most important and helpful add-ons for firefox. Web Developers who don't use this one are simply irresponsible.
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