web-developer

by chrispederick

chrispederick /web-developer

A browser extension that adds various web developer tools to a browser.

501 Stars 160 Forks Last release: almost 3 years ago (firefox-2.0.1) GNU General Public License v3.0 117 Commits 24 Releases

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Web Developer

The Web Developer extension adds various web developer tools to a browser. The extension is available for Chrome, Firefox and Opera, and will run on any platform that these browsers support including Windows, OS X and Linux.

The extension can be installed from its home page:

Or directly from the Chrome, Firefox or Opera extension repositories:

Announcements

For announcements about the Web Developer extension including news about beta releases and previews of upcoming versions follow:

Help

Help for the Web Developer extension can be found on its home page:

To report a new issue or suggest a new feature please contact me:

Developers

Technologies

The Web Developer extension is written in JavaScript, HTML and CSS. The XML user interface language XUL is also used in the Firefox version.

Extension documentation

For information about how to write browser extensions check out the Chrome, Firefox and Opera documentation:

Localization

The Firefox extension is fully localized with languages other than English (US) provided by the community. For information about how to write localized browser extensions check out the Firefox documentation:

Build process

The extension uses the Gulp build system.

Once Gulp is installed the extension is built by running the following:

gulp

To build the extension for Chrome, Firefox or Opera only run

gulp chrome
,
gulp firefox
or
gulp opera
respectively.

When the extension is built it creates

build/chrome
,
build/firefox
and
build/opera
directories as well as packaged versions of the extensions
build/web-developer-chrome.zip
,
build/web-developer-firefox.xpi
,
build/web-developer-opera.nex
.

The extension can be installed in Chrome or Opera by loading the unpacked extension in

build/chrome
or
build/opera
respectively as described in the Chrome and Opera documentation. The extension can be installed in Firefox by installing
build/web-developer-firefox.xpi
like a regular extension.

Included libraries

The following libraries are used by and included in the extension as-is:

They should not be altered apart from to update to their latest versions for maintenance reasons. The latest versions of Bootstrap from Twitter or jQuery can be automatically merged into the repository using

gulp merge-bootstrap
or
gulp merge-jquery
respectively.

Icons

The icons used in the extension are:

Any new icons used in the extension should come from these existing icon sets for consistency.

Editor Configuration

An EditorConfig file is included to unify the coding style for different editors.

Acknowledgements

Supported by:

Author

Chris Pederick

License

All files are distributed for free under the terms of the GNU General Public License. This does not apply to the included libraries or icons mentioned in the Developer section which have their own individual licenses.

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