Introduction to Chrome Web Extensions

A quick introduction to help anyone understand the structure and the building process of an extension for the Chrome Web Browser. Let’s get started! 📦 Contents of the Chrome Extension Package The Chrome extension contains these main files: Manifest (Manifest.json) HTML (popup.html) CSS JavaScript These files are packaged into a .crx zipped file, which is deployed to the web store. …

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JioMeet launched to rival Zoom

In a time plagued with distance and separation because of the pandemic, technology’s ability to connect us is paramount. The internet makes commute and correspondence less dangerous whether it be for person or professional use. This leads to increased productivity and mental health. Karnataka’s deputy CM Ashwath Narayan stated that he hopes that post-COVID, telecommuting would be a permanent fixature. …

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Chinese App Ban and Startups

It’s undeniable that decisions taken at higher echelons of governance have a resounding impact at a grassroots level. The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology’s decision to ban 59 Chinese apps in India is no different. Some of the apps banned are TikTok, WeChat, UC Browser, Camscammer, and ShareIt among others. An act taken to defend the sovereignty of India, …

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Rethinking how we spend our time

I woke up today to be surprised that the dollar was trading at ₹ 76.04 (it’s the highest ever!). I walked the streets to the nearest grocery store (the only open one) and was tempted to stock up 2-3x of what I needed. On my way back, I walked at least a few meters away from others to avoid contact… …

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