Webby is now available as a Firefox new tab extension. Install here
Note the protoype is not stable yet, the syntax will changing and cause cached data obsolete. When you met issue, please run
config > config addons and tap
RESET TO DEFAULT VERBS to reset cached data to default values.
The Prototype is able to:
- Open installed app in new tab
- (Widget) Open app inside of dialog (try type trmusic, weather)
- Search through default search provider
- Search through different search provider
- User is able to add/delete app/widget in
config > addons
- provide instant suggestion through default and target search providers
- navigation with keyboard
Refer Test Cases to figure out the usage.
Plan to do
- Pin app as a Widget in dialog
- Can custom bot's personality
Type commands and get results, no bullshit.
Openare the default verbs, we don't need to type them manually.
Search providersare exposed as default verbs. (ex: user could use
w <keyword>to search wikipedia directly)
Elements: order box, deacon box (order tags, instant search tags, suggestions), chat history
User is able to found what she needs quickly through keyboard and tags:
- key in on input field to get instant results from several resources ** the tag field will show correspondent order tags and instant suggestion tags ** the suggestion field will show available actions
- Tap order tag will further scoping the selections
- key in to filter order tags, use space to match certain
verb + nounpattern
Webby interact with you with chat-like interface. Just like any other instant messengers, all previous dialog are listed as an activity stream.
respect existing browser searchbar and instant messenger's interactions, so user has pretty small barrier to use Webby.
verb + nounformat to execute new commands
Moonbar maintain a defined order(verbs) set on
noun generally denotes the
show all available order tags when no user input
while user typing, they can tap tag to further scoping the suggestions
Extensions are just normal URLs. User could choose to open it in new window or embed it in the dialog.
Willing to Contribute?
File a issue to discuss a possible new verb and its usage.
If you are a programmer, clone the project, send a Pull Request to fix the issue you encountered when you use webby.
Webby use Commitizen to help us write better commit message. When you want commit changes into project, use
git cz instead of
Make sure you have installed the Commitizen cli tools via command:
npm install commitizen -g
- Firefox extension repo: https://github.com/shinglyu/tabwebby-firefox
- WebExtension/Chrome extension repo: https://github.com/gasolin/tabwebby
npm install npm install -g karma-cli
Webby is forked from Moonbar. The enhanced searchbar with order-tag-suggestion interface.
Mozilla Public License, version 2.0 https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/MPL/2.0/