[webkit-help] Call WebInspector outside WebKit

Benjamin Poulain benjamin at webkit.org
Fri Nov 8 12:58:21 PST 2013

On 11/8/13, 7:57 AM, Jenny Zhang wrote:
> I'm playing around WebKit on OSX 10.8.5. And I compiled and built my
> WebKit from upstream git://git.webkit.org/WebKit.git
> <http://git.webkit.org/WebKit.git>. Now I would like to write an
> independent tool (something like a debugger) outside the WebKit I built
> (maybe some extension). Briefly, I want my debugger to read from console
> in the web inspector in my WebKit. Thus when I'm using my WebKit to
> visit some pages, my debugger can tell me whether there are some
> exceptions for these pages. And further more, the debugger will try to
> analyze and aggregate the read information later.
> This problem is difficult for me, as I'm a beginner to the WebKit world.
> I read Patrick Mueller's post about web inspector remote, but looks it
> cant help me. Any one can shed some light on my problem? Thanks for your
> help!

It depends a bit on how you use WebKit.

Do you want to do that on top of Safari?
Or do you link WebKit with your own application?


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