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About QuickJava

QuickJava is a Firefox extension that allows you to easily enable/disable Java, JavaScript, Images, Flash and more directly from the toolbar and/or status bar! (Need help?)

Monday, December 08, 2014

Bug fixes in 2.0.6

Hey guys, just wanted to let you know 2.0.6 is available with some minor bug fixes for those of you using third party toolbars, or customizing icons in the toolbar menu (icon with 3 vertical lines).  More details on GitHub here and here. Enjoy :)  QuickJava now works beautifully with Puzzle Toolbars (an awesome toolbar extension)

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Missing your Addon Bar?

If you've just updated to FF29 or higher and suddenly you don't have your addon bar, that is because the Mozilla team removed it for you.  They want you to use the other bars, which you can find instructions on how to do by googling "how to customize firefox toolbar" but what if you want your toolbar back?  Read on for a solution...





Thursday, January 23, 2014

Advanced Users: ClickToPlay (Beta)

While developing the current version of QuickJava (2.0.3) I played a bit with the "ClickToPlay" functionality in Firefox.  For those that don't know about this functionality, it basically disables Flash/Java/SilverLight but  when a page tries to use one of them you get the option to click on the element to enable it for just that one element.

I was unable to get it working in time for the release.  Since then I discovered the functionality was not working because I didn't turn on an option in Firefox that was needed.  However, the functionality is still in the program, just hidden, so for the advanced users I present to you a quick guide on how to use it.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

QuickJava 2.0


Welcome to QuickJava 2.0

This page is automatically loaded upon updating or installing QuickJava 2.0 and will not appear again (until the next release, if important notes exist a new page will open).  I hope you all enjoy all of the new features, if bugs are found please use the "GitHub Source and Issues Repository" link to report them.

Important Setup Information:

This is a major release with many new features that you should consider going into the options to configure (Right click any visible icon and select "Options").

Saturday, August 03, 2013

QuickJava 1.8.1.1 Released

Welcome to QuickJava 1.8.1.1

Important Setup Information:

For both first time users and existing users alike that wish to use the toolbar icons rather than the add-on bar icons you will need to re-customize your toolbar.  My apologies to existing users who lost these settings, I'll try not to do it again.  If you need assistance with this, please see the page here:
http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/customize-firefox-controls-buttons-and-toolbars#w_how-do-i-customize-or-rearrange-toolbar-items

Change Notes:

  • Updated to work with FF23 and above.
  • Fixed spacing issues on icons in the add-on bar
  • Updated the look of the icons to a "plastic" type shell (provided by Dave)
  • Updated the toolbar buttons to a more appropriate size and this should also fix some conflicts with other add-ons that an anonymous user has submitted.
If you have any questions or concerns please use the contact me link on the right side.

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Important: QuickJava and FireFox 23 (And GitHub update)

As of Firefox 23 there has been a change to how the Plugin API works which will cause QuickJava to quit working.  I have updated the maximum version for QuickJava to 22.*

Since I do not have time to work on this problem there is a very good chance that users will not be able to use the extension after updating to FF23 when it is released.  I will try my hardest to get the extension up and running again (as well as fixing some other minor bugs/requests such as AddOn bar spacing and adding options to the 'Tools' toolbar), but can not give you a time frame, my apologies in advance.

For more information please see:
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=866557#c3

The source code has been added to GitHub and issue logged:
https://github.com/ThatOneGuyDotNet/QuickJava/issues/5

If you would like to help with the coding, please use the GitHub link to the right.

Thank you for your patience and understanding,
-Doug