CookiePie 0.5.5 reviewDownload
CookiePie is a Firefox extension enabling you to maintain different cookies storage in different tabs and windows. You can open mu
CookiePie is a Firefox extension enabling you to maintain different cookies storage in different tabs and windows.
You can open multiple Gmail/Yahoo Mail accounts in different tabs and windows simulteanously. Developers can use CookiePie to test their Web software with different applications' users without needing to open a different browser.
How I can use it?
Download it from: CookiePie Extension
Use the tab context menu to enable CookiePie
For example: Toogle CookiePie in three tabs, and login to different GMail account in both.
Where the idea came from?
We need to use it internally at Nektra, and finally decide to publish it for the community.
What does CookiePie means for the end user?
It means that you can for example open multiple GMail/Yahoo Mail/Hotmail accounts in different tabs and windows simulteanously.
What does CookiePie means for web developers?
Developers working on Web Software supporting multiple users or profiles can use CookiePie to simultaneusly test their software with each user without needing to open a different browser.
How CookiePie was made?
A first look at the FireFox extensions capabilities let us think this extension was almost impossible to do. One of the limitations was the unconnected parts between http transactions and UI being difficult to correlate an UI to a specific http request/response, more when AJAX/XmlHttpRequest (i.e: GMail) is involved.
The work involved mainly short term research and trying to push to the extreme FireFox capabilities without knowing nothing of Mozilla Extensions at the start of development.
Gecko 1.8.1 has some implementation errors: FireFox store cookies although our http observer changes the response header. This means the common cookies are changed in the FireFox extensions for every transaction on each tab. More information at: Mozilla Bugzilla
The reordering of tabs is breaking GMail account opened tabs.
GMail has added after we finish this extension, an alert we hope to repair it so GMail doesn't know about another connection on another tab or window.
User may experience problems with another Firefox extensions (for example Tab Mix Plus)
What's New in This Release:
This release runs on Mozilla Firefox 2.0.
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