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What Is Greasemonkey (107 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.

Secure RSS Syndication (65 tags)
Joe Gregorio hacks a Greasemonkey script to make his browser decrypt a Blowfish-encrypted RSS channel on the fly.

A Firefox Glossary (49 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.

What Is Firefox (11 tags)
Brian King provides a brief look at Firefox's origins and evolution, and then dives into its support for web standards like CSS and XML, its debugging and extension capabilities, and some cool new features in the upcoming 1.5 release. If you're considering a switch to Firefox, this article may help make the decision for you.

Using Extensions in Firefox (8 tags)
The Firefox browser has a lot going for it, and one of its best traits is its ability to use extensions that add to its features. Wei-Meng Lee, author of Windows XP Unwired, shows you how to find and install them, and clues you in to his favorites.