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The original author of Greasemonkey, Aaron Boodman, said this about its creation:
The original author of Greasemonkey, Aaron Boodman, said this about its creation:


: Greasemonkey was heavily inspired by Adrian Holovaty's [http://holovaty.com/blog/archive/2004/07/19/2210 site-specific extension for All Music Guide] and the conversation which ensued after he published it.  There were tons of sites I wanted to create SSE's for, but fully-fledged firefox extensions proved too cumbersome. I wanted it to be as easy to create an SSE as it is to write DHTML.
: Greasemonkey was heavily inspired by Adrian Holovaty's [http://holovaty.com/blog/archive/2004/07/19/2210 site-specific extension for All Music Guide] and the conversation which ensued after he published it.  There were tons of sites I wanted to create SSE's for, but fully-fledged Firefox extensions proved too cumbersome. I wanted it to be as easy to create an SSE as it is to write DHTML.


= See Also =
= See Also =


* [[Version history ]]
* [[Version history ]]
==External links==
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greasemonkey Greasemonkey @ Wikipedia]


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Revision as of 07:08, 2 October 2009

Greasemonkey is a user script manager. It is an extension for the Mozilla Firefox web browser.

The Greasemonkey home page is: http://greasespot.net/

The original author of Greasemonkey, Aaron Boodman, said this about its creation:

Greasemonkey was heavily inspired by Adrian Holovaty's site-specific extension for All Music Guide and the conversation which ensued after he published it. There were tons of sites I wanted to create SSE's for, but fully-fledged Firefox extensions proved too cumbersome. I wanted it to be as easy to create an SSE as it is to write DHTML.

See Also

External links