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Jatin Sharma
Jatin Sharma

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Chrome Extensions of the Month - April 2022

In this article, we are going to look at some of the best extensions that you need to install for better productivity. So without further due, let's get into it.

Table of Contents

1. Grepper

The Grepper is the ultimate RAM upgrade for the software developer's brain. Easily snag code examples from around the web, then access your code examples without having to think.


2. Fake Filler

Fake Filler is the form filler to fill all input fields on a page with randomly generated fake data. This productivity boosting extension is a must for developers and testers who work with forms as it eliminates the need for manually entering values in fields.

fake filler

3. Extensity

Extensity lets you manage your extension. You can turn on/off an extension with just one click. Keep your browser lean and fast. You can turn off all extensions with just one click. It allows your most important extensions to be always enabled.

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5. Dimensions

This extension measures the dimensions from your mouse pointer up/down and left/right until it hits a border. So if you want to measure distances between elements on a website this is perfect. It doesn't really work with images because there the colors change a lot pixel to pixel.


6. Email Tracker for Gmail - Mailtrack

Free and unlimited tracking for Gmail. Mailtrack is a personal email marketing tool with Campaigns, Mail Merge and PDF document tracking from Gmail.


7. GitHub Code Folding

Code folding - the ability to selectively hide and display sections of a code - is an invaluable feature in many text editors and IDEs. Now, developers can utilize that same style code-folding while poring over source code on the web in GitHub. Works for any type of indentation, spaces or tabs.


8. Hide Scrollbar

Sometimes I hate the scrollbar in the browser. That's where this extension comes into play. This extension allows you to hide the scrollbars on any page while still allowing you to use the scroll functionality. It helps provide a minimal style for any webpage.


9. I don't care about cookies

It removes cookie warnings from almost all websites. In most cases, it just blocks or hides cookie related pop-ups. When it's needed for the website to work properly, it will automatically accept the cookie policy for you (sometimes it will accept all and sometimes only necessary cookie categories, depending on what's easier to do). It doesn't delete cookies.

I don't care about cookies

10. Material Icons for GitHub

Replace the file/folder icons on the GitHub file browser with icons representing the file's type and which tool it is used by.
Replace GitHub's default icons with icons from Visual Studio Code's Material Icon Theme icons. Use the same icons on your code editor and on, and quickly identify file types, configuration files and project scaffolding at a glance.


Wrapping Up

These were some extensions for this month (April). You might have some before, but if you like anyone then don't forget to press ❤️. This is going to be a full series every month for that stay tuned. I have personally used all the above extensions and from my experience, every extension is worth installing.

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Jatin Sharma

Thanks for the recommendation, I'll try it out.