Crowdsourcing a Better Gmail

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Crowdsourcing a Better Gmail

  1. Crowdsourcing a Better Gmail Gina Trapani Web Directions North January 30th, 2008
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  3. Greasemonkey (& Stylish)
  4. secure.user.js: <ul><li>// ==UserScript== </li></ul><ul><li>// @name Secure </li></ul><ul><li>// @namespace http://diveintomark.org/projects/greasemonkey/ </li></ul><ul><li>// @description Force sites to use secure connection </li></ul><ul><li>// @include http://mail.google.com/* </li></ul><ul><li>// @include http://*google.com/calendar/* </li></ul><ul><li>// ==/UserScript== </li></ul><ul><li>location.href = location.href.replace(/^http:/, 'https:'); </li></ul>
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  6. Inbox Count First
  7. Attachment Reminder
  8. Attachment Icons
  9. Fixed Font
  10. User-Configurable Key Commands
  11. “ Super Clean” Skin
  12. The problem with Greasemonkey
  13. TOO MUCH WORK TOO MUCH WORK
  14. LIGHTBULB
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  18. <ul><li>Italian </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish </li></ul><ul><li>French </li></ul><ul><li>German </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese Simplified </li></ul><ul><li>Japanese </li></ul><ul><li>Polish </li></ul><ul><li>Portuguese (Brazil) </li></ul><ul><li>Portuguese (Portugal) </li></ul><ul><li>Hebrew </li></ul><ul><li>Czech </li></ul><ul><li>Swedish </li></ul><ul><li>Dutch </li></ul><ul><li>Hungarian </li></ul><ul><li>Danish </li></ul><ul><li>Catalan </li></ul><ul><li>Arabic </li></ul><ul><li>Romanian </li></ul><ul><li>Indonesian </li></ul><ul><li>Slovak </li></ul><ul><li>Lithuanian </li></ul>Translated for over 20 locales
  19. We made soup!
  20. And we broke a few bowls.
  21. More children.
  22. Google Releases Greasemonkey API for Gmail
  23. Remember the Milk in Gmail
  24. http://diveintogreasemonkey.org/
  25. Go forth and make the web better. Thanks. http://ginatrapani.org/workshop/firefox/

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