Firebug 1.4 Release Notes

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=== Features and changes ===
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== Features and changes ==
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==== Not Panel specific ====
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=== [[Script Panel|Script]] ===
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* Curtis Bartley's Tabs-on-top UI reordering
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* Improved and simplified "natural" Activation UI, minimize to context menu, all on/off, Firebug stays put.
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* Firebug remembers which pages you had opened Firebug on.
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* Supports Firefox 3.5
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* auto-suspend
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* Adds tab switching shortcut. Currently hardcoded to ctrl + shift + pgup/pgdown
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* search across all files (contribution by kpdecker)
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* Accessiblity by Hans Hillen, incl. tabbing and focus identification, panels Script, DOM , CSS, Breakpoints, DOM
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* (some) Testing before shipping!
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* jsd.initAtStartup set false not true
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* resetAllOptions on Firebug status bar context menu
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* No more entites for locales, all properties
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==== Javascript Debugging ====
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* Implement breakOnNext UI for STEP_SUSPEND
* Implement breakOnNext UI for STEP_SUSPEND
* Leave the debugger controls visible if the js is stopped
* Leave the debugger controls visible if the js is stopped
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* implement decompileEvals
* implement decompileEvals
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==== [[Net Panel|Net]] ====
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=== [[Net Panel|Net]] ===
* support for STATUS_RESOLVING
* support for STATUS_RESOLVING
* Support for custom tabs for net requests (like Headers, Params, etc.) within net panel.
* Support for custom tabs for net requests (like Headers, Params, etc.) within net panel.
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* Search response bodies
* Search response bodies
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==== For extensions ====
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=== For extensions ===
* All modules support Firebug.Listener
* All modules support Firebug.Listener
* add option extensions.firebug-tracing-service.toOSConsole for debugging tracing or early FF
* add option extensions.firebug-tracing-service.toOSConsole for debugging tracing or early FF
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* DBG_SHORTCUTS to focus tracing on key binding issues
* DBG_SHORTCUTS to focus tracing on key binding issues
* DBG_LOCALE tracing for missing localization
* DBG_LOCALE tracing for missing localization
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=== Miscellaneous ===
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* Curtis Bartley's Tabs-on-top UI reordering
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* Improved and simplified "natural" Activation UI, minimize to context menu, all on/off, Firebug stays put.
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* Firebug remembers which pages you had opened Firebug on.
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* Supports Firefox 3.5
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* auto-suspend
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* Adds tab switching shortcut. Currently hardcoded to ctrl + shift + pgup/pgdown
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* search across all files (contribution by kpdecker)
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* Accessiblity by Hans Hillen, incl. tabbing and focus identification, panels Script, DOM , CSS, Breakpoints, DOM
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* (some) Testing before shipping!
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* jsd.initAtStartup set false not true
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* resetAllOptions on Firebug status bar context menu
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* No more entites for locales, all properties
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== Links to notes for each release ==
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{| class="wikitable"
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! style="width:100px" | Version || Release Date
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| colspan="2" style="text-align:center; font-weight:bold;" | Bug fix releases
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| [http://blog.getfirebug.com/2009/09/08/firebug-1-4-3b1/ 1.4.3b1] || 2009-09-08
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| [http://blog.getfirebug.com/2009/07/30/firebug-1-4-2/ 1.4.2] || 2009-07-30
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| [http://blog.getfirebug.com/2009/07/27/firebug-1-4-1/ 1.4.1] || 2009-07-27
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| colspan="2" style="text-align:center; font-weight:bold;" | Major release
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| [http://blog.getfirebug.com/2009/07/15/firebug-1-4-0/ 1.4.0] || 2009-07-15
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| [http://blog.getfirebug.com/2009/07/14/firebug-1-5a14-and-1-4b10/ 1.4.0b10] || 2009-07-14
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|-
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| [http://blog.getfirebug.com/2009/06/23/firebug-1-4b3-for-firefox-3-0-and-3-5/ 1.4.0b3] || 2009-06-23
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| [http://blog.getfirebug.com/2009/06/02/14a31-good-to-go-on-firefox-30/ 1.4.0a31] || 2009-06-02
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| [http://blog.getfirebug.com/2009/04/29/statusbar-icon-in-firebug-14a23/ 1.4.0a23] || 2009-04-29
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| [http://blog.getfirebug.com/2009/04/28/minimizing-firebug-14a22/ 1.4.0a22] || 2009-04-28
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| [http://blog.getfirebug.com/2009/04/16/firebug-14a19-and-auto-update/ 1.4.0a19] || 2009-04-16
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| [http://blog.getfirebug.com/2009/04/15/firebug-14a18/ 1.4.0a18] || 2009-04-15
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| [http://blog.getfirebug.com/2009/01/28/firebug-releases-131b1-and-140a12/ 1.4.0a12] || 2009-01-28
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|-
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| [http://blog.getfirebug.com/2008/12/05/firebug-releases-firebug-13b5-14a8-and-chromebug-04a8/ 1.4.0a8] || 2008-12-05
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| [http://blog.getfirebug.com/2008/11/26/releases-firebug-13b4-14a7/ 1.4.0a7] || 2008-11-26
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|}
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== See also ==
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* [[Firebug Release Notes|Release notes for current versions]]
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* [[Firebug 1.3 Release Notes]]

Revision as of 08:55, 28 May 2013

Contents

Features and changes

Script

  • Implement breakOnNext UI for STEP_SUSPEND
  • Leave the debugger controls visible if the js is stopped
  • Implement stepStayOnDebuggr to keep chrome out of firebug and vice versa
  • Implement dynamicURLhasBP to avoid MD5 on eval unless breakpoints are set on evals
  • skipScrolling if the lines are still in view.
  • search in source boxes now ignores case unless the user puts an upper case character in the search request box
  • group eval and events together under path to parent file
  • implement traceCalls/untraceCalls
  • implement decompileEvals

Net

  • support for STATUS_RESOLVING
  • Support for custom tabs for net requests (like Headers, Params, etc.) within net panel.
  • Json tab is available even for XHR entries in Console panel.
  • Limit for cached responses in tabCache.
  • Maximum size limit for cached responses can be specified in preferences.
  • Console panel ShowXHRDisabled for FF3.5 until bugzilla 483672 is fixed.
  • Search response bodies

For extensions

  • All modules support Firebug.Listener
  • add option extensions.firebug-tracing-service.toOSConsole for debugging tracing or early FF
  • TabWatch dispatch separate from modules dispatch
  • acceptContext/declineContext replaced by shouldCreateContext/shouldNotCreateContext
  • function() objects default rep is next to last so function types can be trapped by supportsObject()
  • DBG_ACTIVATION to focus tracing on activation issues
  • DBG_SHORTCUTS to focus tracing on key binding issues
  • DBG_LOCALE tracing for missing localization

Miscellaneous

  • Curtis Bartley's Tabs-on-top UI reordering
  • Improved and simplified "natural" Activation UI, minimize to context menu, all on/off, Firebug stays put.
  • Firebug remembers which pages you had opened Firebug on.
  • Supports Firefox 3.5
  • auto-suspend
  • Adds tab switching shortcut. Currently hardcoded to ctrl + shift + pgup/pgdown
  • search across all files (contribution by kpdecker)
  • Accessiblity by Hans Hillen, incl. tabbing and focus identification, panels Script, DOM , CSS, Breakpoints, DOM
  • (some) Testing before shipping!
  • jsd.initAtStartup set false not true
  • resetAllOptions on Firebug status bar context menu
  • No more entites for locales, all properties

Links to notes for each release

Version Release Date
Bug fix releases
1.4.3b1 2009-09-08
1.4.2 2009-07-30
1.4.1 2009-07-27
Major release
1.4.0 2009-07-15
1.4.0b10 2009-07-14
1.4.0b3 2009-06-23
1.4.0a31 2009-06-02
1.4.0a23 2009-04-29
1.4.0a22 2009-04-28
1.4.0a19 2009-04-16
1.4.0a18 2009-04-15
1.4.0a12 2009-01-28
1.4.0a8 2008-12-05
1.4.0a7 2008-11-26

See also

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