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Making Your RSS Feed Look Pretty in a Browser (11 tags)
As more and more non-techie websites offer syndication feeds, a growing number of non-technical readers are clicking on the links and filling their screens with confusing XML. But syndication content doesn't have to look like geeky markup or malformed text in your readers' browsers. You can make it look quite pretty, and give clues to what the feed is actually for. Ben Hammersley, author of Developing Feeds with RSS and Atom, shows you how.

A Firefox Glossary (7 tags)
Brian King, with some help from Nigel McFarlane, covers everything from about:config to "zool" in this fun, fact-filled Firefox glossary. It's by no means exhaustive, but you'll find references to specific chapters or hacks throughout the glossary to Nigel's book, Firefox Hacks. When you're ready to dig deeper, check out his book.

Rich Web Text Editing with Kupu (6 tags)
One of the reasons web applications haven't completely replaced desktop apps is that web browsers offer such poor text-editing capabilities. Now a new JavaScript library named Kupu may challenge that. Robert Jones explains how it works and how to add it to your own web apps.

What Is Greasemonkey (4 tags)
Greasemonkey is a Firefox extension that lets you write scripts to alter the web pages you visit. Mark Pilgrim, author of Greasemonkey Hacks, shows how to install and use Greasemonkey to enhance your Firefox surfing experience.

Sarissa to the Rescue (3 tags)
Want to build very dynamic web interfaces like Google? Then you'll need to manage cross-browser XML compatability issues. And you'll need Sarissa.