Firebug Firefox Extension Review - Features
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There is also no longer a need to use debugger from other programs or services as Firebug comes equipped with a simple, lightweight way to set breakpoints in your scripts and examine every step of execution. Many web applications are comprised of a massive amount of files, and finding the specific file you want to debug can be a tedious chore. Firebug's script file chooser sorts and organizes files into very clean, organized and easily-accessed list that will help you find any file you are seeking in a snap.
Anyone who has ever programmed anything for a website knows that an unforeseen amount of very detailed and cumbersome work happens behind the curtain of a web page. Thankfully, Firebug comes equipped with inspectors which allow you to stroll through the DOM using the familiar hyperlink model on the web. If you encounter an object reference, all it takes is a simple click to inspect it.
Lastly, one more very cool and helpful feature that Firebug offers is magnification. If you find yourself squinting at Firebug's small print, don't press your nose against the monitor. Firebug comes equipped with the ability to temporarily make the font larger. Firebug lets you increase or decrease the size of its fonts to your heart's content. Whether you are new to programming or a seasoned pro, everyone will surely find all of Firebug’s new features incredibly helpful.
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