Category Archives: FireVortex

FireVortex – The Firefox Extension for VWVortex, The Car Lounge, Fourtitude, MotiveMag, Subdriven, MWerks, TripleZoom, and SpeedArean Community Forums. Based Upon ZeroForum by RelyNet Inc.

ZeroForum and Honda Tech Founders Day In Court

http://cms.skunk2.com/id/441/Honda-Tech-Founders-Day-In-Court/ http://static.skunk2.com/files/pdf/FirstAmendedComplaint.pdf The short version of the complaint filed is as follows: Dustin Adler alleges that he was a co-owner of RelyNet, and subsequently Honda-Tech. Dustin Adler is the owner of the copyrights for the ZeroForum software that powered Honda-Tech. … Continue reading

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VWvortex Forum Deals Finder

Experimental VWvortex deals finder is now live (little late for the holidays) for forum Advertisers – Parses out the forums on a regular basis, matches up users to the FireVortex company database. Also setup a RSS feed – FireVortex RSS … Continue reading

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VWvortex switching to vBulletin from ZeroForum?

On Dec 17th, 2009 – Looks like VWvortex will be changing their forum software provider (google cache) in the near future (finally, ZeroForum was dead years ago). FireVortex will be put on hold until I know what is forthcoming. Actually … Continue reading

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FireVortex v1.7.7 for Firefox 3.6b3 is up

Download Now – FireVortex v1.7.7 for Firefox 3.6b3 (and probably RC) is now available… Some minor bug fixes – especially with VMG‘s new Kilometer Magazine forum site. Future Plans: – Converting data storage to sqlite (and implement a watchlist archive) … Continue reading

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FireVortex Listed on Mozilla Add-Ons Site (AMO)

Excellent news from Mozilla this morning… “AMO welcomes self-hosted add-ons and HTML” I just added FireVortex to AMO! I always felt it was too site-specific to list on Mozilla – plus updates are needed very quickly if the forum html … Continue reading

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Observing Cookie changes in Firefox Extensions

Preferences MDC has an example for setting a “nsPref:changed” observer but I needed to watch some cookies as well for FireVortex. I was unable to find a clear cut example so a slight modification and it seems to work: function … Continue reading

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FireVortex v1.7.3 for Firefox 3.5 is up

*note… twitter bots are bad. (just tweeted and server was slammed with bots) Download Now – FireVortex v1.7.3 for Firefox 3.5 is now Available… did not have enough time to incorporate all the features on my list, so a few … Continue reading

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New FireVortex Logo

I would like to thank a fellow VWvortex member (loopsnew) for creating a new logo for FireVortex. (I may have added some small tweaks to the original design) A new site and features will be rolled out shortly. The FireVortex … Continue reading

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Adblock Plus and VWvortex Forums third party tracking

FireVortex runs on Greasemonkey which kicks in after the page has loaded. VWvortex forums (and VMG sister forums) use a number of third party tracking sites. Unfortunately (like today) those sites go down and cause a delay before FireVortex starts. … Continue reading

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Removing Cookies in Firefox Extensions

Removing a cookie from an extension… IS: Components.classes["@mozilla.org/cookiemanager;1"] .getService(Components.interfaces.nsICookieManager) .remove(“forums.vwvortex.com”, “firevortexfavforums”, “/”, false); INSTEAD OF: cookieSvc.setCookieString(uri, null, “firevortexfavforums=; domain=forums.vwvortex.com; expires=Thu Jan 01 1970 00:00:01 GMT-0700; path=/”, null);

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