The Web Developer extension adds various web developer tools to a browser. The extension is available for Chrome, Firefox and Opera, and will run on any platform that these browsers support including Windows, OS X and Linux.
The extension can be installed from its home page:
Or directly from the Chrome, Firefox or Opera extension repositories:
For announcements about the Web Developer extension including news about beta releases and previews of upcoming versions follow:
Help for the Web Developer extension can be found on its home page:
To report a new issue or suggest a new feature please contact me:
For information about how to write browser extensions check out the Chrome, Firefox and Opera documentation:
The Firefox extension is fully localized with languages other than English (US) provided by the community. For information about how to write localized browser extensions check out the Firefox documentation:
The extension uses the Gulp build system.
Once Gulp is installed the extension is built by running the following:
To build the extension for Chrome, Firefox or Opera only run
gulp firefox or
gulp opera respectively.
When the extension is built it creates
build/opera directories as well as packaged versions of the extensions
The extension can be installed in Chrome or Opera by loading the unpacked extension in
build/opera respectively as described in the Chrome and Opera documentation.
The extension can be installed in Firefox by installing
build/web-developer-firefox.xpi like a regular extension.
The following libraries are used by and included in the extension as-is:
They should not be altered apart from to update to their latest versions for maintenance reasons.
The latest versions of Bootstrap from Twitter or jQuery can be automatically merged into the repository using
gulp merge-bootstrap or
gulp merge-jquery respectively.
The icons used in the extension are:
Any new icons used in the extension should come from these existing icon sets for consistency.
An EditorConfig file is included to unify the coding style for different editors.
All files are distributed for free under the terms of the GNU General Public License. This does not apply to the included libraries or icons mentioned in the Developer section which have their own individual licenses.