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PixieBrix: An Introduction 🧚🏾‍♀️🧱

   PixieBrix is basically a bit of software where you can essentially make the web usable for your specific use cases. For example, if you want to snag the name, title, and contact info on someone's LinkedIn profile and export it to a private document, you can "install" a button to press on each fitting page to click and add info. Of course, the button isn't installed on LinkedIn proper. It's a bit like something I believe was called Whiteboard; You  could put in any url and see what people had drawn on the page, but it only appeared locally. The big caveat so far is that it's Chrome only for the extension.  ComputerWorld has a great guide about it that you can find here ; I had heard about it from a live webinar about the program - I was curious to see what we would be using, and lo and behold. You do need to use the Dev Tools; If you aren't familiar with it, it's a built-in function of most browsers that let you see how the webpage is operating in re