We brought you a post telling you that Google Chrome was going to be getting extensions, well now there are already over 2,000 of these bad boys, but hang on a tic, now Chrome users have access to over 40,000 more. Why? Well that’s because Chrome 4.0 now supports greasemonkey scripts for Windows and the Chrome developers build for Linux and Mac. The “gears” that run Chrome have been greased!!!
In Chrome 4.0, you can go to Userscripts.org, the outlet store for Greasemonkey scripts, and install many of the more than 40,000 scripts directly in Chrome, but about 15-25% of them wont actually work yet. On the backend, Chrome will convert those scripts into a Chrome Extension, then you can play with your scripts, install uninstall, whatever you like. Sounds like fun doesn’t it, yes it does 🙂
You folks, fans of productivity, will love this. Greasemonkey is a super duper way to add easy functionality to web pages and we think that because they are now manageable extensions, is LEGEN…wait for it…keep waiting…and I hope you’re not lactose intolerant because the end of that word is DIARY. Yeah, Whad Up!
OK, well clearly we love the fact that this has come to Chrome!! YAY! 🙂