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Firebug 2.0.11

The Firebug team released Firebug 2.0.11. This is a maintenance release ensuring compatibility with latest Firefox.

 

The beta channel on AMO is not updated due to a new signing process (support for beta channels is currently in open beta phase). It’s recommended to use standard release channel on AMO (if you don’t know what AMO beta channel is, you are most likely using the right release channel.

 

Firebug 2.0.11 is compatible with Firefox 30 – 41

Firebug 2.0.11 fixes the monitor() and unmonitor() commands (issue 7907) as well as source code pretty printing (issue 7906).

 

Please post feedback in the newsgroup, thanks.

Jan ‘Honza’ Odvarko

 

Firebug 2.0.10

The Firebug team released Firebug 2.0.10. This is a maintenance release ensuring compatibility with latest Firefox.

 

Firebug 2.0.10b1 has also been released to update users on AMO beta channel. This version is exactly the same as 2.0.10.

 

Firebug 2.0.10 is compatible with Firefox 30 – 41

Firebug 2.0.10 fixes an issue with the Events panel (broken in Firefox 38) and small issue in the CSS panel.

 

Please post feedback in the newsgroup, thanks.

Jan ‘Honza’ Odvarko

 

Firebug 2.0.9

The Firebug team released Firebug 2.0.9. This is a maintenance release ensuring compatibility with latest Firefox release.

 

Firebug 2.0.9b1 has also been released to update users on AMO beta channel. This version is exactly the same as 2.0.9.

 

Firebug 2.0.9 is compatible with Firefox 30 – 39

Firebug 2.0.9 fixes 7 issues.

 

Please post feedback in the newsgroup, thanks.

Jan ‘Honza’ Odvarko

 

Firebug 2.0.8

The Firebug team released Firebug 2.0.8. This is a maintenance release ensuring compatibility with latest Firefox release.

 

Firebug 2.0.8b1 has also been released to update users on AMO beta channel. This version is exactly the same as 2.0.8.

 

Firebug 2.0.8 is compatible with Firefox 30 – 38

Firebug 2.0.8 fixes 3 issues.

 

Note that Firebug 2.0.8 is not compatible with upcoming multiprocess (aka e10s) Firefox. You need Firebug 3 (aka Firebug.next) built on top of Firefox native tools to run with multiprocess browser. Firebug 3 is available as an alpha and you can download the latest version from our github repository. The team is currently fully focusing on Firebug 3.

 

Read more about why Firebug 3 is based on native Firefox tools and why some features are not yet ready in this thread.

 

Please post feedback in the newsgroup, thanks.

Jan ‘Honza’ Odvarko

 

Firebug 2.0.7

The Firebug team released Firebug 2.0.7. This is a maintenance release ensuring compatibility with latest Firefox release.

 

Firebug 2.0.7b1 has also been released to update users on AMO beta channel. This version is exactly the same as 2.0.7.

 

Firebug 2.0.7 is compatible with Firefox 30 – 37

Firebug 2.0.7 fixes 1 issue.

 

Firebug 2.0.7 is not compatible with upcoming Multiprocess Firefox (read more about e10s), but we are already working on Firebug 3 (alpha available for testing) that is fully compatible. Note that Firebug 2 users will be automatically prompted for update when running in e10s enabled browser. The following panel will be displayed when clicked on Firebug start button. Read more about Firebug & e10s.

 

Please post feedback in the newsgroup, thanks.

Jan ‘Honza’ Odvarko

 

Firebug 3 – next generation of Firebug

Summary: The world of web development tools is changing quickly and Firebug doesn’t want to stay behind. If you are Firebug fan or just curious what the future holds for Firebug and where the next Firebug generation is heading, read on…

 

 

In 2006, Firebug started a revolution of in-browser developer tools and it quickly became the most popular and powerful web development tool. Millions of people used Firebug to tweak their pages to perfection as well as understand and learn new web technologies. It was suddenly possible to inspect a web page from different angles and see how it’s created and how to improve it.

 

Firebug has inspired all main browser vendors to include similar tools in their products. Firebug itself has been developed as highly extensible application and it also inspired a lot of developers to create Firebug extensions.

 

Firebug has always been maintained as an independent open source project and it has received contributions from many people over time. Developers usually have many ideas about what would make them more effective in daily work and so, Firebug has naturally become a great tool made for developers by developers.

 

It has always been a handy tool. That’s one key of its success and that’s also why many users still prefer it even if there are other tools in the wild having more features. That said, Firebug helped web development to evolve by introducing a simple user interface.

 

Firebug 2

 

Firebug introduced new user experience designs as well as new web standards that have been widely adopted by other browsers and tools. For instance, Firebug stands behind the Console API standard, which represents the way to log debugging information. We introduced the HTTP Archive specification for page load performance analyses and also graphical web page breakpoints to make debugging easier and more effective.

 

Firebug is still a powerful web development tool used by millions of users around the world
who love especially its simplicity and great user experience, but it’s also facing new challenges. The biggest is the fact that it doesn’t make much sense for Firebug (as Firefox add-on) to duplicate functionality built into Firefox.

 

The product has always been an extension and the natural direction is to build the next Firebug generation on top of the existing developer tools in Firefox – and extend them. So, the next step is tight integration with the existing Firefox platform. This way Firebug also gets significant performance, stability and security advantages. Firebug will complement the Firefox Developer Tools by adding new functionality – not by competing with them.

 

The next Firebug generation starts with introducing a new Firebug theme, new features and bringing the great Firebug user experience to the built-in tools. Users don’t want two separate tools in Firefox – they want one great and powerful tool!

 

So, give it a try and install Firebug 3 alpha (you can also check out the firebug.next source repository). We’d love to hear feedback from you!

 

Update: Firebug 3 alpha is compatible with Firefox 35.0a2+

 

Firebug 3

 

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Jan ‘Honza’ Odvarko

 

Firebug 2.0.6

The Firebug team released Firebug 2.0.6. This is a maintenance release fixing one reported issue.

 

Firebug 2.0.6b1 has also been released to update users on AMO beta channel. This version is exactly the same as 2.0.6.

 

Firebug 2.0.6 is compatible with Firefox 30 – 36

Firebug 2.0.6 fixes 1 issue.

 

Please post feedback in the newsgroup, thanks.

Jan ‘Honza’ Odvarko

Firebug 2.0.5

The Firebug team released Firebug 2.0.5. This is a maintenance release fixing reported issues and compatibility with new versions of Firefox.

 

Firebug 2.0.5b1 has also been released to update users on AMO beta channel. This version is exactly the same as 2.0.5.

 

Firebug 2.0.5 is compatible with Firefox 30 – 36

Firebug 2.0.5 fixes 9 issues.

 

Please post feedback in the newsgroup, thanks.

Jan ‘Honza’ Odvarko

Firebug 2.0.4

The Firebug team released Firebug 2.0.4. This is a maintenance release fixing reported issues and compatibility with new versions of Firefox.

 

Firebug 2.0.4b1 has also been released to update users on AMO beta channel. This version is exactly the same as 2.0.4.

 

Firebug 2.0.4 is compatible with Firefox 30 – 35

Firebug 2.0.4 fixes 6 issues.

 

Please post feedback in the newsgroup, thanks.

Jan ‘Honza’ Odvarko

Firebug 2.0.3

The Firebug team released Firebug 2.0.3. This is a maintenance release fixing reported issues as well as updating couple of locales.

 

Firebug 2.0.3b1 has also been released to update users on AMO beta channel. This version is exactly the same as 2.0.3.

 

Firebug 2.0.3 is compatible with Firefox 30 – 32

Firebug 2.0.3 fixes 15 issues.

 

Please post feedback in the newsgroup, thanks.

Jan ‘Honza’ Odvarko