Using Mozilla's Certificate Authority List for Java SSL

java Every so often you run into an issue where you need to import a certificate signing authority's certificate into Java's cacerts certificate authority file. Oracle does a update the cacerts file every so often, but they never seam to be as up to date as a browser like FireFox.


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Geolocation API for Adobe AIR?

web Mozilla recently announced a new project called Geode - which allows web sites to request your location using JavaScript. I assume this will be built into a future release of Firefox someday, but for now it's a Plugin.


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FireFox 1.5.0.1

misc Firefox has been trying to get me to update to version 1.5.0.1, for a while now so I finally did today. The new version has creashed 3 times already today.

Is it just me or did 1.0.x seam to be a lot more stable than 1.5?


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The Proper Content Type for XML Feeds

web RSS Feeds have a content type problem. Most people end up serving them with the content-type: text/xml. But this practice is frowned upon for several reasons.


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GreaseMonkey User Scripts

web After hearing a lot about grease monkey I finally got around to installing it and playing with it, and it's pretty cool!.

What is greasemonkey?

It's simply a firefox extension that allows you to run JavaScript User Scripts when the current page matches a URL pattern specified.


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Firefox Tip: Begin Finding when you begin typing

web Here's something a co-worker showed me today that is pretty handy. In Firefox, goto Tools - Options - Advanced - Accessibility, and check Begin Finding when you begin typing.


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Objection - Firefox Extension for removing Local Shared Objects

web Greg Yardley has created a firefox plugin called Objection in response to my, and other blog posts about the privacy concerns of Local Shared Objects, or Flash Cookies.

The plugin adds a clear button for Local Shared Objects to the privacy options in Firefox.


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How to Remove Search Plugins in Firefox

web Search Plugin's in firefox are a pretty cool feature, especially since they are so easy to make. However if you want to remove an installed search plugin I can't find any way to do this inside firefox. It should be in the extensions manager, or something like it.


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Blocking Mozilla / Google Prefetch

web Mozilla browsers support a feature called link prefetching, which allows a web page to tell the browser to prefetch a url if it is idle. Google has been using this technique in their search results, telling Mozilla to start loading the first result. I also noticed that MXNA 2.


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Bookmarklets and Search Plugins for javadocs.org

coldfusion java Many people have been posting bookmarklets for searching javadocs.org, and some have asked about a Mozilla/Firefox search plugin. So I though I would create a bookmarklets, and mozilla search plugins page.

This page has bookmarklets that work in IE, Mozilla, FireFox, and Safari.


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