Firebug 1.8 API Changes

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* FirebugChrome is obsolete global (still available in 1.8 perhaps) and replaced by Firebug.chrome
* FirebugChrome is obsolete global (still available in 1.8 perhaps) and replaced by Firebug.chrome
* Firebug.getTabForWindow and getTabIdForWindow is removed, use firefox/window getWindowProxyIdForWindow
* Firebug.getTabForWindow and getTabIdForWindow is removed, use firefox/window getWindowProxyIdForWindow
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* FBL.openWindow, FBL.viewSource, FBL.getBrowserForWindow are part of firefox/firefox

Revision as of 05:15, 13 May 2011

TODO: This is only a rough list of changes, more explanation needed.

  • Firebug source files use Asynchronous Module Definition (AMD)
  • firebug-http-observer (JS module) is obsolete. Use "firebug/http/requestObserver"
  • FBL.CCIN, FBL.CCSV and FBL.QI are obsolete, use "firebug/lib/xpcom"
  • firebug-trace-service is obsolete, use "firebug/lib/trace"
  • HTMLLib is not part of Firebug namespace, you need to include "firebug/lib/htmlLib.js
  • $STR, $STRP, $STRP, registerStringBundle, getStringBundle, getDefaultStringBundle, getPluralRule, internationalize and internationalizeElements are part of "firebug/lib/locale"
  • dispatch and dispatch2 are part of "firebug/lib/events" module
  • All preferences should be accessed through firebug/lib/options module
  • FBL.deprecated is now Deprecated.deprecated (firebug/lib/deprecated)
  • FBTrace comes from "firebug/lib/trace"
  • New modules: url, wrapper (don't use the API from FBL)
  • FBL.findNext and FBL.findPrevious no longer exist.
  • FirebugChrome namespace: getBrowsers, getCurrentBrowsers, getCurrentURI API removed and part of firefox/firefox module
  • There is a new
    fbMainFrame (wrapping fbContentBox)
  • New $ API: http://groups.google.com/group/firebug-working-group/browse_thread/thread/c8081f66a5139312
  • FirebugChrome is obsolete global (still available in 1.8 perhaps) and replaced by Firebug.chrome
  • Firebug.getTabForWindow and getTabIdForWindow is removed, use firefox/window getWindowProxyIdForWindow
  • FBL.openWindow, FBL.viewSource, FBL.getBrowserForWindow are part of firefox/firefox
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