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If you are Google Chrome Extension developer, then you may have used the “chrome-extension://” protocol to refer to the locally stored files under the extension (could be images, JS, html, etc). However, I have been trying to use the “.swf” files in the page, and it had kept failing. For some reason, you can’t use […]

Google Chrome is targeting toward more secure web, and one of the major step in this is by also enforcing Content Security Policy at the Chrome Extensions level. This is enabled in all the manifest version 2 Extension, and the manifest version 1 is slowly being phased out (you get warning about it being deprecated […]

I have been getting warnings for my two of the Basecampe Extensions for the manifest version 1, and need to upgrade those to version 2. However, when working on this upgrade, I found that upgrade was not as simple, as I thought at first. The biggest problem for me was the new Content Security Policy […]

I have been using the Google Website Translator widget on my website for few years, and I’m quite happy with that. The machine translation is not very accurate, but it does provide some help in case someone doesn’t know the target language at all. Plus, I had also been using the Google Translate API for […]

Recently, I have been working on a simple idea, and that’s to show the Google GeoMaps (similar to the maps in Google Analytic) to show the different user activity directly on the site e.g. total number of downloads of a product by country, total subtitles translation, etc. My first research was to find some API […]