Build Your own GMail Browser Extension

Sara Chipps (Girl Develop It)
JavaScript in the Browser, Continental 2-3
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Building extensions for GMail can be daunting with their use of iFrames and obfuscated HTML. In this session we will learn how to get around these hurdles and make our own customized Gmail tools. These extensions will be equipped to do everything from bringing emails with keywords to the top, to posting reminders on marked emails, to making buzzword filters to automatically adding items to a TODO list.

Sara Chipps

Girl Develop It

Sara Chipps is a JavaScript developer and she blogs at http://sarajchipps.com. She consults with early stage startups as an interim CTO, serving to walk teams through the difficult task of building their first web application.

In 2010, along with Vanessa Hurst, Data Scientist at Paperless Post, she started an organization called Girl Develop It which offers low cost software development classes geared towards women. Girl Develop It has had over 1000 unique students in New York City and now has 6 chapters around the world.

In late 2011 she launched a subscription based women’s basics service with partner Melanie Moore. Elizabeth and Clarke develops, designs, and manufactures essentials that you need each season starting with the white shirt. Guaranteed to NEVER be: too see-though, too short, too long, too easily wrinkled, or too easily stained.

She enjoys speaking to and meeting with diverse groups from the Girl Scouts to straight up code junkies. Her goal is to inspire more females to see that working with software is fun and glamorous.

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  • Code For America
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  • Eclipse Foundation
  • Women Who Code

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