Topic: firebug

Sniff and Disable Firebug Howto (Gmail example)

Here is a simple test to see if users have Firebug installed on their browsers. Obviously this would also weed out non-FireFox users.

if (window.console && window.console.firebug) {
  alert("found Firebug");
}else{
  alert("can't find Firebug");
}

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FireBug Tips and Tricks

There is so much power packed into this little FireFox plug-in. It is truly a revolutionary tool for web developers. Here is a quick and dirty set of its most powerful features.

To get started, open up firebug using F12 or by clicking its icon in the lower right corner of FireFox. To jump straight to the console and start typing commands you can use the Ctrl+Shift+L keyboard shortcut. Continue »