[webkit-dev] WKWebView Inspector in my own app
koen at madebysofa.com
Mon Aug 11 12:45:14 PDT 2014
This is great! Thank you very very much.
On Monday, August 11, 2014, Joseph Pecoraro <pecoraro at apple.com> wrote:
> On Aug 11, 2014, at 12:10 PM, Joseph Pecoraro <pecoraro at apple.com
> On Aug 11, 2014, at 3:23 AM, Koen Bok <koen at madebysofa.com
> I am looking how to show the inspector in my own mac desktop app with
> You are correct that currently the only supported way to inspect a
> WKWebView is through Safari with an entitlement in your app (see the WWDC
> talk for more information).
> I think I need to initialize an XPC or http connection to a WKWebView and
> pass it to a new inspector instance, and then show it.
> Can anyone maybe point me in the right direction?
> From a WebKit Internals perspective, you just need to enable WebCore's
> Settings::developerExtrasEnabled setting to get what you want. No XPC/HTTP
> connections necessary.
> The WKWebView API allows toggling WebCore's Settings via the WKPreferences
> interface (available on WKWebViewConfiguration). Nothing currently exists
> for the developer extras setting. It should be easy to add plumbing for a
> new setting to toggle the Developer Extras Enabled setting at least as a
> private API.
> I filed and put a patch up on:
> <https://webkit.org/b/135811> Add Private WKPreferences API for developer
> extras (show inspector)
> - Joe
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