Chromium Eye Dropper Browser Extension

Leveraging Chromium’s built-in EyeDroper API —which I wrote about earlier this yearPatrick Brosset created an extension for Chromium that allows you to pick a color from anywhere on your screen.

In an accompanying blogpost he also explains how he built it:

Back when I worked on the [EyeDroper API] article, I got interested in whether the API would also work in browser extensions, which it does! So I built a small extension that lets you grab colors from your screen, and store them locally for later reuse.

Chromium EyeDropper Extension →
Chromium EyeDropper Extension Source (GitHub) →
How I built an Eye Dropper browser extension →

Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a frontend web developer from Belgium, working as a Chrome Developer Relations Engineer at Google. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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