[thelist] Tip: JavaScript - monitoring what your script is doing without using alert()

Matt Warden mwarden at gmail.com
Mon Jan 29 18:06:53 CST 2007

On 1/29/07, Paul Bennett <Paul.Bennett at wcc.govt.nz> wrote:
> I've been in the unfortunate position of having to do some JS development on a live application (simple interface enhancement - no business-critical stuff, fortunately).
> As such, I needed a way to see what my script was doing at certain points (kind of like a breakpoint I guess) without foisting alert()'s on our users.

Clearly you have not met our dear friend, Firebug:


Never do JavaScript development without it. Seriously.

Matt Warden
Cleveland, OH, USA

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