Books about Firefox
Firefox For Dummies
Firefox For Dummies gives you the inside scoop on the exciting new browser from the Web wizard that got it started. The book's author, Blake Ross, began developing Firefox as a teenager. Once available to the world, the simple and powerful tool was an instant hit claiming a sizable share of the Web browser market with over 140 million downloads. In this book Blake not only gives you the lowdown on how to use Firefox for safe Web searching, but he also shares his insight into how the product came to life. It's a combination of practical tech insight and a good story that is rare in computer books. Topics covered include downloading and installing Firefox, creating a home page, searching with Google, creating customized themes and toolbars, using tabbed browsing, downloading and saving files, maintaining security and privacy, eliminating annoying popups, and adding Firefox extensions.
Firefox Hacks: Tips & Tools for Next-Generation Web Browsing
Firefox Hacks is ideal for power users who want to take full advantage of Firefox from Mozilla, the next-generation web browser that is rapidly subverting Internet Explorer's once-dominant audience. It's also the first book that specifically dedicates itself to this technology. Firefox is winning such widespread approval for a number of reasons, including the fact that it lets users browse faster and more efficiently. Perhaps its most appealing strength, though, is its increased security something that is covered in great detail in Firefox Hacks. Clearly the web browser of the future, Firefox includes most of the features that browser users are familiar with, along with several new features, such as a bookmarks toolbar and tabbed pages that allow users to quickly switch among several web sites.
Firefox and Thunderbird Garage
Enter your Firefox and Thunderbird Garage...where you master the incredible free software that's helping millions of people use the Web and email faster, more efficiently, and more safely. Your guides know Firefox and Thunderbird better than anyone. They're the Mozilla insiders who helped create them-sparking a new Internet revolution, in which real people take back the Internet from monopolists, spammers, and spyware artists! The basics are just the beginning: this book shows how to customize and extend Firefox and Thunderbird so they'll work exactly the way you want, and do more than you ever thought possible. We're talking better productivity, faster searches, easier downloads, and more fun.
Hacking Firefox: More Than 150 Hacks, Mods, and Customizations
They dreamed of a better browser . . . and before you could say ""explore no more,"" Firefox was born. But already you want more. Tighter security, greater functionality. A custom installation for Linux. Maybe even that unique extension you've always dreamed of creating. Well, if you want to tweak the Fox, here are over 400 pages of ways to do it. From hacking profile settings to cracking links and cleaning out the cookie jar, this is the stuff that puts you in control. Step-by-step instructions for these hacks and dozens more Settings, content, and extension hacks Hacking the interface and themes Performance boosters Anti-phishing and security hacks Toolbar and status bar tweaks Navigation, download, and search hacks Hacks for common plugins Extension and theme creation.
This is a must read guide to anyone who wants to learn how to browse faster and more conveniently with Firefox. Firefox Secrets will teach you how to get the most from Mozilla, including how to find and use all the hidden features, extensions available to you. You'll learn: Ways to ease the transition from Internet Explorer. A way to setup multiple "homepages" when you launch your browser. Read RSS feeds from within Firefox using a free extension. Where to download a new and less obtrusive "Download Manager". The best "must-have" extensions to download as well as the "fun" ones. Two different ways to speed up Firefox downloads with prefetcher and pipelining. Firefox's secret features for Web Developers. Etc.
Don't Click on the Blue E!: Switching to Firefox
For all those surfers who have slowly grown disenchanted with Microsoft's Internet Explorer web browser, Don't Click on the Blue E! from O'Reilly is here to help. It offers non-technical users a convenient roadmap for switching to a better web browser--Firefox. The only book that covers the switch to Firefox, Don't Click on the Blue E! is a must for anyone who wants to browse faster, more securely, and more efficiently. It takes readers through the process step-by-step, so it's easy to understand. Schools, non-profits, businesses, and individuals can all benefit from this how-to guide. Firefox includes most of the features that browser users are familiar with, along with several new features other browsers don't have, such as a bookmarks toolbar and window tabs that allow users to quickly switch among several web sites.
Firefox and Thunderbird: Beyond Browsing and Email
There's a new browser in town: Firefox is quickly becoming a leading alternative to Microsoft Internet Explorer. If you are new to Firefox and want to see what all the buzz is about, Firefox and Thunderbird: Beyond Browsing and Email is the guide that you need. By focusing on how to configure and customize Firefox and Thunderbird, this book will show you how to quickly get a hold of the less intuitive features that most new users struggle to figure out. You will discover which of Firefox's many options should be adjusted, which shouldn't, and how to locate many hidden preferences that will ultimately create a better browsing experience. The author's tips and tricks will teach you how to adjust the browser's appearance and behavior, and how to install the most popular extensions to maximize the browser's performance.