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Firefox plug-ins for data clipping with Evernote
Client
The company provides software suite for note taking and archiving for any device and platform.
Industry
FireFox add-ons, Cloud-based software and services
Technologies Used
JavaScript, XUL, XPCOM, SQLLite, C++, Win API
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Project Summary

As a part of the software suite the client has the add-on for the Firefox browser that allows making notes from web pages through a browser interface. The project goal is to rework the existing plug-in to improve its quality and usability. The plug-in should support integration with both online service and native clients for Windows and MacOS.

The client provides software suite for note taking and archiving for any device and platform. A part of that suite is the add-on for the Firefox browser that allows making notes from web pages through a browser interface. The project goal was to re-build the existing add-on to improve its quality, usability and support integration with both online service and native clients for Windows and MacOS.

Challenges:

  • Rich user interface.
  • Conversion of page styles from external CSS style sheets to inline styles to display a page without external style sheets.
  • Support of all officially released versions of Firefox starting from version 3.6.
  • Quick turnaround time to deliver versions with updated FireFox SDK.

Results:

Actimind delivered stable, multiplatform software with all required features:

  • Integration into toolbar, menu and context menu of the browser.
  • Stable performance without conflicts with other Firefox plug-ins.
  • Search in notes while searching in the popular search engines (Google, Bing, Yahoo and others).
  • Support of the background data uploads to the server.
  • Secure storage of user credentials.

Client Benefit:

Client’s service popularity and the number of users significantly increased due to the improved quality, usability and performance.