some tools and techniques that make it much easier to debug what your wayward application is doing.
The windows event tracing can give detailed information about what has happened to a broken request that fails before or after it gets to the IIS7 pipeline.
Failed request tracing is a handy IIS7 feature for debugging what’s happening when there are problems with modules or handlers in the IIS pipeline.
How to use the Fiddler proxy to simulate HTTP response latency to test how your website works over a slow connection.
The story of how Joe and I used our favourite web tools to organise our wedding and share the experience with the people who couldn’t be there.
One problem I’ve had a couple of times when using Firebug to show things during code demos is I haven’t been able to make the font big enough for people at the back to read it. I found the solution at stack overflow: 1. Open firebug in new window 2. Go to the view->text size […]
My find for today was a Firefox extension called Dust-Me Selectors from the SitePoint guys that scans a web site looking for unused selectors in the CSS. It extracts the style references for the current page and then looks at the page to see where they are used. It can look at the current page […]
My favourite new webdev tool of the moment is IETester. You can use it to test pages in IE5.5, IE6, IE7 and IE8 all on the same machine without messing around with your main installed version of IE. I was pretty amazed when I saw it because I’d always believed that it was a bit […]
I’m getting quite interested in Safari because it seems to be where a lot of the early implementations of interesting new standards is happening. It makes me happy to get a little glimpse at what the future of web development might look like. :) The problem is Firefox has really spoilt me with all it’s […]
Here’s a quick link for myself for the web developer toolbars you can install for Firefox and IE6. I love them because the web developer toolbars make doing clientside work so much easier. They give you tools to find out information about the page that you’re working on without having to do a million alert […]
The kids over at Microsoft have released an IE developer toolbar. It’s got most the nice things that the Firefox toolbar has like box outlining and options to disable scripts and cookies. One of the nice features it has that isn’t included in the firefox version is a little ruler tool that lets you measure […]