Microformats in Firefox 3

Microformats in Firefox 3

Microformats in Firefox 3

John Allsopp

December 22, 2006 at 6:01 PM

A number of recent developments relating to Firefox 3 and microformats raise the hope that the next version of many people’s favorite browser will support microformats natively. Recently, Alex Faaborg, user experience designer on version 3 wrote a series of articles about structured data and microformats more specifically and how they might be supported in browsers.

Part 0 is an introduction
Part 1 is called “structured data chaos”
Part 2 asks “If Firefox 3 is potentially going to ship with native support for microformat detection, then a very important initial question becomes which ones?”

Shortly after, Michael Kaply from IBM released the first version of “Operator” an extension for Firefox which adds a toolbar enabling various meaningful actions to be performed with the microformatted content found on a page. Find more details, screenshots and analysis at microformatique

Two big steps toward seeing microformats becoming first class citizens on the web.

Comments

Meble

February 16, 2007 at 9:07 AM

WoW! Thanks for this very good article

Biustonosze

February 25, 2007 at 7:41 AM

Really interesting feature of FF3…

Linki

March 2, 2007 at 3:/files/includes/10.css AM

Just to be clear, right now the PRD is in draft, we

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March 2, 2007 at 4:32 AM

Fantastic article covering some points I really needed some good usability info for.

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March 2, 2007 at 4:33 AM

I forgot, its Really interesting feature of FF3 !

Jasmin Ma

March 12, 2007 at 8:30 AM

If Mozilla proceeds with this goal for Firefox 3 to be a broker of information, then that will significantly raise the stakes in the browser war again. Microsoft will surely follow and the smaller browsers will innovate around microformats to keep ahead. And it makes perfect sense for the web browser to do brokering, because information is so fluid and ‘small pieces loosely joined’ these days. There’s a best of breed app for every data type – so why not use the best app where possible?

Tanie linie lotnicze

March 12, 2007 at 8:36 AM

I have to agree with Jasmin but I’m not sure about this way of future FF3

Gourmet

April 13, 2007 at 4:44 PM

Microformats is something quite new for me. I found your article while surfin

Eron B.

April 15, 2007 at /files/includes/10.css:/files/includes/10.css AM

Oh man, great news about the Firefox 3. The future of 3 is clearly a great one. The FF2 is one of my favourites and i dont think that FF3 would be a bad browser. Happy regards PCMasters Hardware Site

Sas H.

April 15, 2007 at /files/includes/10.css:24 AM

I found your article at cssdrive. Would be nice if microformats will be available soon. Regards from Auto Joe 🙂

Maik

April 20, 2007 at 6:29 AM

Thanks, i was desperately looking for that info!, great article covering some points I really needed, some good usability info for.

Tee

April 22, 2007 at 3:49 AM

Good article Thanks

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April 24, 2007 at 1:15 AM

This site is interesting and very informative, nicely interface. Enjoyed browsing through the site

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April 24, 2007 at 1:36 AM

Nice,i hope they get it implemented on the next release of FF. Time to get such great browser more web 2.0

Programy

April 24, 2007 at 2:46 AM

Fantastic article covering some points!

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April 26, 2007 at 4:36 AM

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gutschein

April 26, 2007 at 9:32 AM

Can I translate this article and insert it in my German website?

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July 20, 2007 at 11:51 AM

Thanks, i was desperately looking for that info!, great article covering some points I really needed, some good usability info for.

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July 22, 2007 at 4:43 AM

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July 27, 2007 at 1:24 AM

Fantastic article covering some points!

rugs

November 15, 2007 at 6:41 AM

If they do succeed, they will definitely be stepping up the game. Although, I’m sure Opera is working on this as well. Opera has many other benefits, and I have a feeling that they may be trailing ahead at this point (in the background) compared to FireFox – and definitely compared to Microsoft. Microsoft is, no doubt, being left way way behind and are going to have to seriously, seriously up their game if they want to be a serious player in what’s happening with browsers these days. I think it’s fantastic to see what’s going on in this industry right now – it’s beginning to feel like the early days again.

Garagentorantrieb

December 8, 2007 at 6:00 AM

I found your article at cssdrive. Would be nice if microformats will be available soon.