Thursday, January 26, 2012

Easy search of Stackoverflow in Chrome (and Firefox)

To easily search opensearch enabled sites (like StackOverflow) in Chrome, just start typing the name of the site in Chromes address bar, when the site name is matched, press TAB, it will then convert into a site search for that site and you can then keep typing in your search query.

To do something simliar with Firefox "awesome bar" using a feature called  "Add a keyword for this search" its a slightly different procedure. Thought the nice thing with firefoxes method is it works with any search input field and not just opensearch enabled sites.

And don't forget that if you want to access your local dev machine from an app running in the emulator, you need to use

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