Update: A Words With Friends update has broken compatibility. Get the updated script here. Project #3: Part 1 – Words with Computer Assistance Requirements: Get Greasemonkey here (Firefox) Get Tampermonkey here (Chrome) Download the completed Part 1 script here Update: A Words With Friends update has broken compatibility. Get the updated script here. Another Greasemonkey project, this time something more substantial. If you’ve no experience with it yet, I suggest looking over my earlier project Project #2: Automating web forms with Greasemonkey. This time we’ll be making a helper for the zynga/facebook game Words With Friends (a scrabble clone). What it will do: Have aRead More →

Project #2: Automating web forms with Greasemonkey Requirements: Get Greasemonkey here (Firefox) Get Tampermonkey here (Chrome) Download the completed script here Greasemonkey (Firefox) or Tampermonkey (Chrome) are valuable tools when working with web apps or web-based systems. What they do is allow you to run your own javascript on certain web pages specified in the script. This means if you want to make a change to the interface of something web-based without going through whoever designed or hosts the system, you can. If that still seems unclear, here’s a concrete example: say you have to fill out a web-based form over and over again. MaybeRead More →