Transform your existing web applications into Google Chrome browser extensions and create brand new extensions that improve your own browsing experience and that of your users. This book shows you how Google Chrome browser extensions are extremely useful tools for enhancing the functionality of the Google Chrome web browser. For example, you can create extensions to summarize the current page you are reading, or to save all of the images in the page you are browsing. They have access to almost all of the features provided by the Google Chrome browser, and they can encapsulate such features in the form of a bundled application providing targeted functionality to users. Extensions also run in a sandboxed environment, making them secure – which is a huge plus in the modern web!
The APIs provided by the Chrome Extensions framework help you empower web applications by coupling them with amazing features provided by the Google Chrome web browser, such as bookmarks, history, tabs, actions, storage, notifications, search, and a lot more – facilitating increased productivity on the Google Chrome web browser.
What You Will Learn:
- Transform your web application ideas into Google Chrome Extensions.
- Choose the recommended components for creating your kind of extension.
- Leverage the power of a Google Chrome browser by making use of the extensions API.
- Showcase your existing web-development skills in a modern way by creating useful extensions.
Who This Book is For
Apress; June 2016
- ISBN 9781484217757
- Read online, or download in secure PDF format
- Title: Creating Google Chrome Extensions
- Author: Prateek Mehta
In The Press
“The book is really compact – 162 pages, 4 chapters. It starts from the very beginning of extensions, the AB and C. … The book gives 100% of its source code available for free in the site of apress.com. If I have to summarize – the book is well written and it got my interest into Chrome extensions.” (Vitosh Academy, vitoshacademy.com, August, 2016)
About The Author
He is the lead-author of Learn OpenGL ES