Initab
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Initab

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Overview

The New Tab Extension for Developers

Initab is a new tab extension that replaces Chrome's new tab page with a dashboard of useful tools to make your job as a programmer easier. Get a quick view of your GitHub/GitLab Issue activity, Stack Overflow activity, and much more... Features: * Getting started with Initab is easy. Open the SETTINGS panel and configure your preferences. CUSTOM LINKS are a popular (optional) feature that you might consider activating. Simply add some valid URLs or Markdown URLs to the CUSTOM LINKS section in the SETTINGS panel. The DATE & TIME section then gets replaced with your custom links. Don’t forget to try the optional TAB LIMITING feature. It automatically keeps your browser tabs limited to the number you choose by closing older tabs. Some like it, some don’t…so be careful. * Do you find yourself constantly hunting around for the GitHub Issue or Pull Request you're currently working on? Initab pulls your GitHub activity directly from your history, so you don't have to worry about closing the tab associated with that issue and/or pull request. Simply open a new tab and you'll see the item right there in your GitHub Issue/PR Activity. * Oh, you don't use GitHub? You're more of the GitLab type, huh? Well, Initab has you covered! Quickly toggle between GitHub and GitLab as your preferred Issue and Pull/Merge Request tracker. * Whoops! You accidentally closed the tab with the Stack Overflow answer that could help you out of the mess you’re in… Don’t worry, Initab has you covered there too. Click this button to toggle the Stack Overflow panel which is populated with all of your recent S.O. history. * Cover all your browser history bases with the RELEVANT HISTORY section. Do you want to see articles or blog posts you've visited related to a specific technology? Add a keyword in the RELEVANT HISTORY section in the SETTINGS panel. * Do you have a favorite SubReddit for the technology you love to work with? Add your preferred r/… in the SETTINGS panel, in order to keep tabs on whats going on in Reddit today. * If you prefer to use RSS feeds to get your news, we've got you covered. You can switch your FEED PROVIDER in SETTINGS to GOOGLE ALERTS. * Do you need quick access to your commonly used code snippets that you have available in your Gist account? Simply enter your GitHub username and Initab will fetch all public Gists related to your account. * Keep up to date with the hot new GitHub repos for the technology that you’re interested in. Trending New Repos fetches the most starred GitHub repositories that were created in the last month. * Scratch Pad - a super simple note taking app that is available to you with every new tab you open. ------------------------------------------- 9/21/2023 - Latest 2.0.6 - 2.0.7 Release Notes: * Removed Problematic Code That Triggered Warning 9/3/2023 - Latest 2.0.1 - 2.0.5 Release Notes: * UX Improvements * Minor Text Updates * Bug Fixes 8/13/2023 - Latest 2.0.0 Release Notes: * This is a huge update where Initab has been rewritten from the ground up. Many new features and performance improvements as well as bug fixes. Also, introduced Initab PRO for access to even more features/themes. 5/24/2023 - Latest 1.8.2 Release Notes: * Update Manifest to V3 9/21/2020 - Latest 1.8.0 - 1.8.1 Release Notes: * Removed Carbon Ad Unit. * Layout Cleanup/Updates 1/26/2020 - Latest 1.7.2 - 1.7.13 Release Notes: * Fixed a bug where some users are seeing a blank page in every new tab (Sorry about that one). * Minor UI Updates & Bug Fixes 11/17/2019 - Latest 1.7.0 - 1.7.1 Release Notes: * Unlocked Code Playground for all users (no Twitter verification required) * Minor UI Updates & Bug Fixes 1/26/2019 - Latest 1.6.0 - 1.6.4 Release Notes: * Code Playground Panel - Now you can create projects and quickly hack around from within Initab. * Minor UI Updates & Bug Fixes 11/17/2018 - Latest 1.5.0 - 1.5.1 Release Notes: * Custom Links now support Markdown URL format to allow for cleaner formatting if desired. Standard URL format also still supported. * Updates to social media share messaging. * Minor UI layout updates. 08/14/2018 - Latest 1.4.0 - 1.4.8 Release Notes: * Added support for GitLab * Carbon Ads Integration 07/08/2018 - Latest 1.3.0/1.3.1/1.3.2 Release Notes: * Added 'Scratch Pad' note taking feature * Layout updates * Minor bug fixes 07/02/2018 - Latest 1.2.0/1.2.1/1.2.2 Release Notes: * Bug fixes and allow localhost:* as a valid custom link url 12/03/2017 - Latest 1.1.2 Release Notes: * Added direct Reddit comments link when post links to external (non-Reddit) url 09/17/2017 - Latest 1.1.0/1.1.1 Release Notes: * This is a big update... * Added ability to display custom links (optional) * Added relevant history feature to fetch articles/blog posts related to a specific keyword defined in the settings panel * Layout updates 09/04/2017 - Latest 1.0.3 Release Notes: * Prevent pinned tabs from being removed when tab limiting is turned on * Minor layout updates

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Gustavo Steinmetz (Gus)Jun 1, 2024

The experience is quite good overall! However, one thing I don't like is the loading screen being different from the configured theme. I'm currently using the Dracula theme, but every time I open a new tab, a loading screen with a white background appears, breaking the dark theme immersion.

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Avi WassermanMay 18, 2024

In addition to the intuitive GitHub integration, it lets me add as many custom links is I'd like. 10/10

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VariMay 16, 2024

Was great until freemium was added :( Using the old fork instead.

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Details

  • Version
    2.0.7
  • Updated
    September 22, 2023
  • Features
    Offers in-app purchases
  • Size
    12.93MiB
  • Languages
    English (United States)
  • Developer
    Blue River Software, LLC
    17491 Drake St Broomfield, CO 80023 US
    Website
    Email
    dev@initab.com
  • Trader
    This developer has identified itself as a trader per the definition from the European Union.

Privacy

Initab has disclosed the following information regarding the collection and usage of your data. More detailed information can be found in the developer's privacy policy.

Initab handles the following:

Personally identifiable information
Authentication information

This developer declares that your data is

  • Not being sold to third parties, outside of the approved use cases
  • Not being used or transferred for purposes that are unrelated to the item's core functionality
  • Not being used or transferred to determine creditworthiness or for lending purposes

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