Designing Google Chrome Extensions

Here are 6 lessons we learned while building the first version of Feedly for Google Chrome:

Content Scripts vs. DOM vs. Internal Site Scripts

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Separation between Content Script and Background Pages

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Lazy loading of content scripts

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Auto-update

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Local Storage

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Encapsulating differences between Firefox and Webkit

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Additional Resources

  • Google Chrome Extension Website
  • Google Chrome Extension Forum

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