Tabswitcher is a chrome extension that allow to easily jump between opened tabs. It is intended to be used from the keyboard (while still remaining mouse friendly).
OSX Spotlight but for Google Chrome
When opened the extension displays a list of opened tabs and allow to filter them by typing some characters that matches the url of the wanted chrome tab and jump by typing enter.
Find it on Google Chrome store.
Privacy and performances
In clear, all it does is asking Chrome to list all opened tabs and jump from one to another based on some characters.
It is required to manually assign a global shortcut to open Tabswitcher from they keyboard instead of clicking on the extension's icon. It's a constraint from Google Chrome, it can't be done in any other way.
The recommended combination is
Available keybindings when the extension is opened:
alt-jto move toward the next result
alt-kto move toward the previous result
enterto jump the highlighted result
In case of something being wrong or encountering a bug, please open up an issue here.
Tabswitcher is written in Clojurescript.
To develop locally, two profiles are provided:
chromethat compiles and packages it for Google Chrome and is can be installed locally through the button Load unpacked extension.
lein with-profile +chrome chromebuild once
livethat fires a figwheel server, allowing to live edit its code and opening a REPL. Chrome callbacks will be disabled and will just print logs.
lein with-profile +live figwheel
Feel free to fork and open a pull-request !
Icon being used by this extension uses is Pull Tab by Chamaquito Pan de Dulce from the Noun Project