Essential Firefox Plugins

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Debbie's list of essential firefox plugins that I use everyday.

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Firebug - Source Code Viewer

"Firebug integrates with Firefox to put a wealth of web development tools at your fingertips while you browse. You can edit, debug, and monitor CSS, HTML, and JavaScript live in any web page."

http://getfirebug.com/whatisfirebug

FireFTP - FTP Client

"FireFTP is a free, secure, cross-platform FTP/SFTP client for Mozilla Firefox which provides easy and intuitive access to FTP/SFTP servers."

http://fireftp.mozdev.org/

Adblock Plus - Element hiding

"Adblock Plus is an open-source project addressing the problem of annoying and intrusive online advertising by putting users in control. The extension allows defining filters that determine what a website is permitted to load, as well as provide a way to collapse unwanted sections of a web page (element hiding)."

http://adblockplus.org/en/

Greasemonkey - Add user scripts to alter everything you see on the internet

"Customize the way a web page displays or behaves, by using small bits of JavaScript. Allows you to customize the way a web page displays or behaves, by using small bits of JavaScript. Hundreds of scripts, for a wide variety of popular sites, are already available at http://userscripts.org. You can write your own scripts, too. Check out http://wiki.greasespot.net/ to get started."

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/greasemonkey/

Globefish - translate snippets of foreign languages instantly

"Globefish assists users in reading and writing in a foreign language: (1) users can translate any foreign text simply by highlighting it; (2) users can compare usage frequency of different expressions to check errors and find a better expression."

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/globefish/

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