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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Devtools Peers: Jim Blandy and Alex Poirot

Please be advised, we have two new peers in the Firefox Developer Tools Module: Jim Blandy, our Remote Protocol author, has been added as a reviewer for the Debugger. Alex Poirot (aka “ochameau” on IRC) has been working with Paul on a new App Manager component for debugging apps on B2G. It should be landing […]

Pinchy Rediscovered

I had a funny moment this morning. I set up my Mac’s wireless keyboard and trackpad and was looking around for Firefox’ gesture preferences. I had setup Shift+Swipe-left / Swipe Right to switch tabs on my trackpad and am fairly used to that behavior. I did a search and found a link on Duck Duck […]