Joe Hewitt, of DOM Inspector fame, has developed a new Firefox extension called FireBug, which is sort of a combination of the DOM Inspector and the JavaScript console, in a frame at the bottom of each browser window. He only released it a couple of days ago; I happened across it when browsing yesterday. It also allows you to spy on XMLHttpRequest calls, and offers per-page logging.

He says:

FireBug is just a few days old as of this writing. Consider this a pre-pre-pre-alpha release.

so be warned, but it seems to work pretty well to me :-)

2 thoughts on “FireBug

  1. Holy Mother of God that’s awesome. Just what I needed :D

    So much easier than outputing the XMLHTTPrequest into a layer or alert box to debug it!

  2. firebug

    via Gerv’s blog For all you web developers out there, you’re gonna love this new tool. It was developed by the amazing Joe Hewitt (creator of the DOM Inspector.) He describes Firebug is “like a combination of the Javascript Console, DOM Inspector, and …