ColdFusion QuickDocs Google Chrome Extension

  Sep 7, 2010     12392 Views      Google , Chrome Extensions , Web , ColdFusion , Tools & Utilities       Comments (10)   

I'm a big fan of CFQuickDocs.com and I use it often for referring the attributes and parameters of the ColdFusion tags and functions. CFQuickDocs is already having plug-ins for Firefox and IE but not for the Google Chrome browser. So the Idea came yesterday to me that Instead of going to the CFQuickDocs site every time to refer something on ColdFusion why don't I create a Chrome Extension for it? So to make it simple I created the ColdFusion QuickDocs Google Chrome extension.

ColdFusion QuickDocs Google Chrome Extension

Now the search can be performed easily by hitting the search button after entering the search text and selecting the CF version on the ColdFusion QuickDocs extension. Hope this extension will be helpful to you as well and let me know if found the extension useful? I'd really appreciate your feedback, suggestion or any issues on the ColdFusion QuickDocs Extension.

Thanks to Jake Munson for the great CFQuickDocs.com site.

Comments

1. PradeepVizz on Sep 7, 2010 at 12:56 PM

There is also a search plugin for Firefox
http://www.google.co.in/search?sourceid=chrome&...

You can assign a search keyword for quick access.

2. Akbarsait on Sep 8, 2010 at 3:16 AM

@PradeepVizz

As I mentioned in the post we already have plug-ins for Firefox and IE. What you meant by Search keyword for quick access pradeep?

3. Brian Meloche on Sep 8, 2010 at 8:06 AM

Nice work! I wanted to do an extension like this myself, but you beat me to it!

4. Akbarsait on Sep 8, 2010 at 12:56 PM

@Brain

Glad you like it Brain and Thanks for the kind words!

5. PradeepVizz on Sep 8, 2010 at 1:54 PM

@Akbar,

I mean using Keywords to search.

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Search_Bar
In the above page you would find the image containing a edit keyword button.

You assign a keyword to a search engine, say 'G' for Google, then you go to the address bar and type "G ColdFusion", it will return Google search results of ColdFusion.

Hope i am being clear :)

6. Akbarsait on Sep 8, 2010 at 8:35 PM

@Pradeep

I’m totally understand that keyword to a search on Google will bring results. But this extension is specifically created for to search CFQuickDocs.com for CFTags and CFFunctions. Hope you understand the intension of creating this Extension :-)

7. PradeepVizz on Sep 13, 2010 at 9:38 AM

Akbar,

There is a quick way of using the CFQuickdocs search plug-in Firefox. All you need to do is to assign a "quick access" key to that plug-in.

Consider that quick access key is assigned as "CFQ". In the address bar type CFQ <tag Name. Function>, the browser will show results from cfquickdocs site for the tag / function specified.

This quick access key is not a feature of CFQuickDocs plugin, but a feature of Firefox.

8. Akbarsait on Sep 14, 2010 at 11:54 AM

Nice & Thanks for sharing

9. Scott McAllister on Oct 12, 2010 at 1:30 PM

Great extension! Is there a way to change the default to CF8 on the select box?

10. Akbarsait on Oct 13, 2010 at 10:46 AM

@Scott,

I have created in that way to default the current ColdFusion version :-)

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