Text Readability Scorer - Experimental Firefox extension - v0.1
This is an experimental firefox extension that I created during the Mozilla Developer Network Hackday on 24th March 2012 in New York City. It displays the reading scores for the following formulae:
- Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease
- Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level
- Gunning Fog Index
- Coleman Liau Index
- SMOG Index
- Automated Readability Index
Download the Mozilla Firefox Add-ons SDK
Download the readability director into a place where you can activate the SDK and get to the command line(platform specific instructions will be in the SDK)
Enter "cfx run" in the command line while in the "readability" directory (SDK commandline)
It should launch an instance of the browser with the plugin loaded
Navigate to any webpage, wait until it loads, and then select some text,right-clicking should bring up the "Calculate Readability" menu item which would launch the scores in a "panel".
NOTE: The tests in the test suite are the default tests and not updated for this code :) Please ignore. Also in its current iteration, it doesnt use any HTML5 and is a bare-bones basic HTML+JS app utilizing the Add-on API
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