Fireclipse: Coupling Firefox and Eclipse for debugging

John J. Barton has released a new open source framework named Fireclipse that enables nice coupling of Firefox and Eclipse for debugging purposes, working on top of Firebug. Fireclipse is an open source project to experiment with development tools for javascript and related technologies. Fireclipse routes error messages from Firefox's Javascript Console to Eclipse's console. […]

John J. Barton has released a new open source framework named Fireclipse that enables nice coupling of Firefox and Eclipse for debugging purposes, working on top of Firebug. Fireclipse is an open source project to experiment with development tools for javascript and related technologies.

  • Fireclipse routes error messages from Firefox's Javascript Console to Eclipse's console.
  • Fireclipse positions an Eclipse editor on the source line reported by Firefox.
  • Calls to dump() end up on the Eclipse console
  • Fireclipse adds an Eclipse panel to Firebug
  • Extensions to Firebug include:
    • debug eval() code.
    • debug event handlers
    • route error messages to eclipse
    • executable line numbers marked
  • Screenshots

Fireclipse consists of a Firefox Extension that overlays Firebug and an Eclipse Plugin.

Source:→ Fireclipse

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