Chapter 4: CSS Debugging and Optimization: Developer Tools

by Tiffany B. Brown

The following introduction to CSS developer tools is an extract from Tiffany’s new book, CSS Master, 2nd Edition.

On your road to becoming a CSS master, you’ll need to know how to troubleshoot and optimize your CSS. How do you diagnose and fix rendering problems? How do you ensure that your CSS creates no performance lags for end users? And how do you ensure code quality?

Knowing which tools to use will help you ensure that your front end works well.

In this article, we’ll delve into the browser-based developer tools for Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Microsoft Edge.

Most desktop browsers include an element inspector feature that you can use to troubleshoot your CSS. ...

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