Monday, November 7th, 2005
If you’ve attended one of our Ajax talks or listened to our Podcasts, you know that we’re big fans of Greasemonkey, the little Firefox plug-in that lets you modify web applications.
Rich Manalang recently pinged us about Monkeygrease, which he describes as:
basically a server-side Greasemonkey for J2EE web apps
It’s a servlet filter (sorry for the Java speak) that lets you decorate your web pages as they are served up. This is incredibly useful for “COTS” (commercial, off-the-shelf) applications deployed in your company that you want to tweak with a bit without reverse engineering (e.g., JIRA).
After installing the filter, you specify the injections via a special XML file:
Very cool, Rich!
Posted by Ben Galbraith at 4:16 pm