Friday, July 08, 2011

Simple walk through for creating an IE browser extension with C#

Code Guru - Advanced C# Programming: Developing IE Extensions

"Browser extension software lives inside the browser, adding new features that make the browser suitable for specific personal or business needs. The most common business needs, which are easily accomplished with browser plugins are:

  • modify default search
  • add side frames
  • inject new content into existing webpage
  • communicate with remote servers or web services
  • search highlight
  • show ads
  • any other task that an installed software program can do

In this article I will explain how to insert new static and dynamic content into an existing webpage.


A pretty short and sweet walkthrough for creating an IE browser extension in C#...


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