Archive for December, 2012

Firebug 1.11.1

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Firebug team released Firebug 1.11.1. This is a follow up release based on feedback we have collected since releasing 1.11.0

Firebug 1.11.1 fixes 3 issues.

  • Issue 6116: undefined values are ignored in string formatting of console.log
  • Issue 6119: Position of elements with `white-space: pre-wrap` isn’t displayed correctly
  • Issue 6124: Firebug add a new style tag with rules like .firebugResetStyles {} indefinitely.

Note that Firebug 1.11.1b1 has also been released to also update users on AMO beta channel. This version is the same as 1.11.1


Please post feedback in the newsgroup, thanks.

Jan ‘Honza’ Odvarko

Firebug 1.11.0

Friday, December 7th, 2012

Firebug team is proud to announce final Firebug 1.11!

Firebug 1.11 is compatible with Firefox 17-20

Let’s start with a list of developers who contributed to this version (generated from our source repository and issue list):

  • Jan Odvarko
  • Sebastian Zartner
  • Simon Lindholm
  • Florent Fayolle
  • Steven Roussey
  • Farshid Beheshti
  • Harutyun Amirjanyan
  • Bharath Thiruveedula
  • Nikhil Verma
  • Antanas Arvasevicius
  • Chris Coulson

FWG (Firebug Working Group) is also regularly rewarding developers using donations made by Firebug users. Note that you can support us by making a donation here, thanks!


If you’d like to contribute code read post about Hacking on Firebug


New Features

Here is a brief list of top ten new features introduced in this release. If you are interested in more details take a look at this list with descriptions and screenshots.

You can also read our Firebug 1.11 release notes.

  • SPDY Support
  • Performance Timing Visualization
  • CSS Query Selector Tool
  • New include() command
  • Observing window.postMessage()
  • Copy & Paste HTML
  • Styled Logging
  • Log Function Calls
  • Improved $() and $$() commands
  • Autocompletion for built-in properties


Some numbers related to this release.

  • 127 issues fixed
  • 40 enhancements implemented
  • 114 working days (since 1.10 release)
  • 25 automated tests created
  • About 5M new downloads (since 1.10 release)
  • More than 3.3M average daily users and growing


Update: Firebug 1.11.0b4 version has been also released to updated beta channel on AMO. This version is the same as Firebug 1.11.0


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Please post feedback in the newsgroup, thanks.


Jan ‘Honza’ Odvarko