jQuerySF 2015

Jason Laster

I love building beautiful applications that delight users and developer tools that help make the process more enjoyable.

Browser Developer Tools

Regency Ballroom

11:10 am


Chrome Developer Tools under the Magnifying Glass

Browser Developer Tools are a great way to inspect web applications. But how do they work? And how can you build an Inspector for your own App or Framework?

It turns out that Browser Developer Tools are web applications written in HTML, CSS, and JS and if you know how to build a website you can understand how they work. In this talk, we’ll explore the inner workings of Chrome's Developer Tools and several of the popular framework Inspectors.

Along the way, we’ll touch on some of DevTools’ hidden power features and by the end, you’ll be able to launch your editor and hack on your favorite DevTools!