Testing Out JavaScript

Depending on your browser of choice, there are a few different options you have to follow along with the code snippets I use in the rest of the chapter. Although I typically use Firefox for my development, I have been switching more and more between the tools in Firefox and those in the Chrome DeveloperTools. Each has a slightly different approach to organizing its feedback to help you detangle what is going on in your code.


I have been a long-time Firefox user, and a big reason has been the Firebug tool (http://getfirebug.com/). This Firefox extension adds a console so you can not only debug and trace what is going on in your JavaScript code, but also inspect and edit HTML elements (including CSS in realtime), ...

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