Chrome Extensions Developers

Hire Chrome extensions Developers

Google Chrome extensions are a great way to increase the functionality of the Chrome web browser without needing to dive into native programming. This allows developers to create new Chrome extensions using basic web technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, making it faster to develop an extension than it takes to eat lunch if you have experience creating web pages. With knowledge of these JavaScript APIs exposed by Chrome, developers can easily extend Chrome’s capabilities. A Google Chrome extension can modify Chrome’s behaviour to increase user-friendliness, or add new features to the browser, such as: extension-specific settings, search engine integration, notifications, a customised browser interface, and more.

  • Preventing advertising from appearing
  • Improving Chrome’s memory use so that it runs faster
  • Using Chrome to make to-do lists or take notes
  • Password administration
  • Facilitating the copying of content from a website
  • Safeguard your online surfing while maintaining your privacy.

What does Chrome Extension Development entail?

As the popularity of custom Chrome extension development continues to rise in the tech sector, it is only a matter of time before businesses and individuals have access to millions of Chrome extensions to serve particular functions and activities. Browser extensions for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, and Opera already offer hundreds of customizable options, but third-party software development service providers can also create tailored extensions to meet individual needs and preferences. By harnessing the power of browser extensions, businesses and individuals can experience a distinct operating benefit and improved functionality.

What are the tasks and obligations of a Chrome Extension Developer?

As a Chrome Extension Developer, it is my primary responsibility to design, build, and distribute Google Chrome Extensions. Additionally, I am tasked with maintaining and updating existing extensions, as well as developing new ones. Furthermore, I am responsible for troubleshooting any issues related to Chrome Extensions, while also ensuring that they are compatible with all versions of the Chrome browser. Additionally, I will create and maintain technical documentation related to the development and usage of Chrome Extensions. Furthermore, I may be required to consult with users regarding their Chrome Extension needs, while also providing training and support to ensure that users are able to take full advantage of the features and capabilities of the Chrome Extensions. Finally, I must stay current on the latest Chrome Extension technologies and trends in order to ensure that the extensions I develop remain up to date and relevant.

  • Extensive knowledge and hands-on experience creating Google Chrome Extensions and Plug-ins.
  • The ideal applicant will be well-versed in user interfaces, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions, and web standards.
  • Should be able to show already-created Google Chrome Extensions.
  • Prior experience delivering Google Chrome Extensions to a large user base is required.
  • Knowledge of Google Chrome Extension Development, JavaScript, Ajax, jQuery UI, HTML, CSS, and cross-browser compatibility is required.
  • Extensive experience in installing and deploying Google Chrome.
  • Extensions for a large user base.
  • Knowledge of other Apps Web developer accreditations and experience with the Chrome Web Store would be useful.
  • Develop and keep up-to-date product knowledge.
  • Guide clients through the different phases of the project and transfer to the support organisation.
  • Examine the company’s present procedures and participate in the Process Improvement Program.

What does it take to become a Chrome Extension Developer?

Beginning a career in Chrome Extension development does not require a formal degree, making it possible for both graduates and those without a degree to build a career in this field. Although it is often said that having a bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science or a related discipline is necessary to be a successful Chrome Extension developer, there are other means to acquire the necessary skills. In order to excel in Chrome Extension development, it is important to understand both the technical and non-technical aspects of the job. Having a strong academic background in computer programming and web development can give you the edge when it comes to developing Chrome Extensions. Additionally, many employers require a certain level of education, making it easier to find rewarding job opportunities. To become a competent Chrome Extension developer, it is important to have a thorough understanding of the necessary skills and approaches. These include knowledge of computer programming, web development, debugging, and problem-solving abilities. Additionally, having the ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks, and stay up-to-date with the latest technologies and trends is crucial for success in this field.

Qualifications for becoming a Chrome Extension Developer

The initial step to successfully obtain a lucrative Chrome Extension development position is to gain the essential skills needed. To ensure success, let’s review the knowledge and abilities required.

  1. Ajax

    Asynchronous Ajax and JavaScript are two technologies that are regularly employed in the development of web applications. When these technologies are used in combination, webpages appear to be more responsive, as they are not required to refresh each time a user changes an input. Ajax allows users to interact with a web page without the need to refresh it – only components of the page need to be reloaded and refreshed. Specifically, this technology is comprised of XHTML and CSS for displaying information, the Document Object Model (DOM) for dynamically interacting with and delivering the presented information, the XML Http Request object for changing data asynchronously with the web server, XML, HTML, and XSLT for data transport and modification, and JavaScript for binding data requests and displaying data.
  2. jQuery User Interface

    JQuery UI is a powerful JavaScript library built on the jQuery JavaScript framework. The term ‘UI’ stands for User Interface, and it is a set of jQuery plug-ins that provide enhanced features to the jQuery core framework. These plug-ins incorporate interface interactions, animations, effects, widgets, and themes that are built on the jQuery JavaScript Library. This library was revealed to the public by John Resig in a blog post on jquery.com in September 2007. In order to use the most current version (1.10.4), jQuery 1.6 or above is required. JQuery UI is free and open-source software and is distributed under the MIT Licence. Knowledge of jQuery and UI is essential for the role of a Chrome Extension developer.
  3. HTML

    HyperText Markup Language (HTML) is a computer language used to create web pages and online applications. Hypertext refers to text with hyperlinks, which are clickable links that take the user to a different website. Markup language is a type of computer language used to style and format text documents, making them more interactive and dynamic. It can convert text into images, tables, links, and other formats. A web page is an HTML document translated by a web browser, located by a URL. Static web pages can be built entirely with HTML.
  4. CSS

    CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) is an important design language used to make the process of designing presentable web pages more straightforward. It is responsible for the look and feel of a web page, giving you the ability to customise the text colour, font style, paragraph spacing, how columns are arranged and scaled, background images or colours, layout designs, display options for different devices and screen sizes, and other effects. CSS is easy to learn and understand, yet provides a great deal of control over how an HTML page appears. It is usually used with the markup languages HTML or XHTML. A comprehensive understanding of HTML and CSS is essential for those looking to become a Chrome Extension developer.
  5. Node.js

    Node.js is a versatile JavaScript-based framework that enables the rapid development of fast and scalable network applications. With its event-driven, non-blocking I/O design, it is a lightweight and efficient solution which makes it an ideal choice for data-intensive real-time applications that run across multiple devices. Node.js is open-source and cross-platform, and its runtime environment can be used to develop server-side and networking applications. Node.js programs are written in the JavaScript language and can be executed using the Node.js runtime on operating systems such as OS X, Microsoft Windows, and Linux. The Node.js library of JavaScript modules is extensive, making it much simpler to create web applications with Node.js.
  6. JavaScript

    JavaScript is a highly dynamic computer programming language that is used to create and control interactive webpages. It is a lightweight scripting language that is embedded into webpages, allowing client-side scripts to communicate with the user and generate dynamic webpages. JavaScript is an interpretable, object-oriented language that was initially introduced as Live Script in 1995 with the release of Netscape 2.0. However, due to the rise in popularity of Java, Netscape renamed the language to JavaScript. Since its debut, the general-purpose core of JavaScript has been implemented into many web browsers, such as Netscape and Internet Explorer.

How can I get work as a remote Chrome Extension Developer?

Athletes and developers have many commonalities when it comes to achieving success in their respective fields. Both must commit to regular and effective practice in order to hone their skills and progress over time. As a developer, it is important to focus on two key components in order to further their growth: obtaining advice from experienced professionals and implementing more effective practice techniques. Furthermore, it is important to be aware of your limitations and recognise the signs of burnout. WORKS provides a unique platform for remote Chrome Extension developers to pursue their goals. Here, developers are presented with opportunities to tackle challenging tasks with cutting-edge solutions that will assist in their professional development. Additionally, these remote Chrome Extension development jobs offer competitive compensation and potential for advancement. Join an esteemed network of the world’s best developers and access long-term, full-time remote Chrome Extension development jobs.

Job Description

Responsibilities at work

  • Create and maintain Google Chrome Extensions
  • Create installation files for the Google Chrome Extension and distribute them to a wide Enterprise user base.
  • Write well-formed, well-commented code that demonstrates a thorough comprehension of a browser’s work scheme.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s/degree Master’s in engineering, computer science, or information technology (or equivalent experience)
  • 3+ years of experience developing Google Chrome Extensions (rare exceptions for highly skilled developers)
  • Strong knowledge of user interface, cross-browser compatibility, general web functionality, and standards
  • Expert knowledge of Google Chrome APIs
  • Knowledge with internal company applications and experience with the Chrome Web Store
  • Extensive knowledge with deploying Google Chrome Extensions
  • Knowledge of the JS technology stack, including jQuery and jQuery UI, Ajax, HTML, HTML5, CSS, CSS3, Web User Interface Design (UI), and so on.
  • To communicate successfully, you must be fluent in English.
  • Work full-time (40 hours per week) with a 4-hour overlap with US time zones

Preferred skills

  • Accreditations as a web developer would be desirable.
  • SCRUM and Agile techniques are both acceptable.
  • Outstanding organisational and communication abilities
  • Excellent technical, analytical, and problem-solving abilities

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