|Firebug 2.0 Released|
|Written by Alex Armstrong|
|Thursday, 12 June 2014|
The new version of the open source web development tool, Firebug 2.0, has has a major facelift and is powered by a new debugging engine.
Announcing the release of the new version, Firebug's lead developer, Jan “Honza” Odvarko, wrote:
Firebug 2 introduces many new features and bug fixes also because we completely removed dependency on the ancient Firefox debugging engine (a.k.a. JSD1) and incorporated a new debugging engine known as JSD2.
Its release coincides with Firefox 30, which is a minor mainly bug fixing release, but it anticipates a major change in Firefox 31 which sees the removal of JSD1 from Firefox.
Syntax colouring is included for HTML and CSS.
Other improvements are that:
This video provides a walkthrough of many of the new features:
Once you install Firebug, it takes over the default Firefox Developer Tools shortcut (F12).
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|Last Updated ( Thursday, 12 June 2014 )|