The enbloggening.

GDC 2014

I was fortunate to be able to attend the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco this year. Thanks to our organizers and IT staff for all the hard work they put into making everything run so smoothly. My GDC14 Flickr Set This was the first year Mozilla had an actual booth on the show floor […]

Updated Console Keyboard Shortcuts in Firefox

“keyboard” by Mark Lane on Flickr Cmd-Alt-K on OS X or Ctrl-Shift-K on Linux or Windows will now always focus the console input line. It will no longer close the entire toolbox and you’ll have to use one of the other global toolbox commands, Cmd-Alt-i (or Ctrl-Shift-i) or F12. Keyboard shortcuts. They are the bane […]

New DevTools Peers, October 2013 Edition

This week, we are proud to add Brandon Benvie, Brian Grinstead, Patrick Brosset and J. Ryan Stinnett as peers of the Developer Tools Module. Brandon Benvie of es-discuss fame has been tackling difficult problems such as remoting our Scratchpad and making things use protocols they were never designed to use. In addition to that, he […]

Firefox 27 Devtools Fixes

ID Summary 926283 CSS Tools unnecessarily translate color names to hex in u… 927815 Update the Infobar design according to shorlander’s mockups 929887 Make the Network Monitor use CodeMirror 915874 [toolbox] Clean up toolbox.js 924614 Scratchpad shows up in developer tools menu twice 926725 Optimize lazyGetters on Scopes 895561 “Edit As HTML” option in the […]


(it’s a working title) Autumn. A time of color-changing leaves. A time for reflection and denouement. A time for elaborate dining rituals and familial obligations. This year, Canksgiving (or Canucksgiving or even Thanksgiving) falls on the weekend of the 11th of October — the weekend containing the second Sunday of this month. This means, many […]

Devtools Resolved Bugs: 2013-09-17 – 2013-09-24

ID Summary 911678 Inspector – inline style rules do not populate the CSSRul… 915910 [markup view] UI updates following refactor in Bug 855523 916995 browser_webconsole_view_source.js just assumes the event … 905226 Response tab in Network inspector shows base64 encoded re… 917706 Browser Debugger shouldn’t require a restart / new window 917844 Add a keyboard accesskey […]

Devtools Resolved Bugs, 2013-09-10 – 2013-09-17

ID Summary 893677 [markup view] we should limit the size of an attribute 912543 [rule view] Alignment for warning icon is bad (below line… 913509 [rule view] Papercuts – Inconsistent behavior when modify… 909121 Inspector breaks when navigating backwards 912929 [app manager] UI polish 910830 TypeError: e is undefined: callback@chrome://mochitests/c… 892268 Ctrl/Cmd+0/+/- should change the […]

Fat Arrow Functions in JavaScript

Hard to beat C# and CoffeeScript here – Brendan Eich, Arrow Function Syntax Rationale Since sometime back in the heady days of Firefox 22, Firefox gained the ability to use Fat Arrow Functions in JavaScript. Users of CoffeeScript (or, I guess, C#) will be familiar with the syntax. We’ve been using these in Firefox DevTools […]