Posts tagged with 'firebug'


Goodbye Firebug, I knew you well

Some eight (!) years ago, I started to learn JavaScript from the viewpoint of a C# programmer. I wrote a series of blog posts here on the subject, and fairly early on I started using Firebug in Firefox for my experiments in coding and debugging this weird yet wonderful language. Yes, I could’ve moved on to Chrome and its developer tools, but I liked Firebug and I could get things done. The JavaScript on this blog site (and others I own) were completely debugged using Firebug. Firebug convinced me...

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Writing and debugging CSS

Part of the job of altering the theme for this site, or indeed writing the "theme" for an ordinary page (here's my résumé , for example), is writing or modifying the CSS file (Cascading Style Sheet) to make it look good. I've used three main resources to help me do this as efficiently as I can. Cascading Style Sheets: The Definitive Guide by Eric A. Meyer. Yep, my copy of this is so old, it still has the old name (it's now called CSS: The Definitive Guide ), No matter what it's called, Meyer does...

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