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Drosera

Looks like we are getting a JavaScript debugger in WebKit.

Over at Surfin' Safari Dave Hyatt has announced Drosera—a JavaScript debugger.

I think it is safe to say Drosera is not ready for the prime time yet. For example the variables table doesn't work. But it does show a lot of potential.

I am particularly excited by this:

"attach and debug JavaScript for any WebKit application"

This should make debugging Dashboard widgets a lot easier. Hopefully I won't feel like bashing my head against a brick wall next time I have to debug a widget.

Posted Wednesday, June 28, 2006. Permalink. 1 Comments.

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Like you, I was excited about the prospect of using Drosera to debug Dashboard Widgets, but I haven't figured out how to get the debugger to attach to the appropriate process. Have you done this successfully?

Posted Monday, January 7, 2008 02:21 PM by Andrew Hedges.

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