[webkit-qt] Remote Web Inspector / Inspector Server

Kenneth Rohde Christiansen kenneth.christiansen at gmail.com
Tue Apr 10 05:34:27 PDT 2012

Why not post this on the Qt Labs blog? We never have any news from the
webkit team there :-)


On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 2:26 PM, Jocelyn Turcotte <
jocelyn.turcotte at nokia.com> wrote:

> Hello Web Knitters,
> the inspector server landed last week for QtWebKit, with it you should
> finally be able to inspect web pages with WebKit2.
> The way it is enabled is by specifying the server port in the
> QTWEBKIT_INSPECTOR_SERVER environment variable.
> The default bound interface is loopback, you can open the server on a
> specific interface by stating it's address.
> So a typical local inspection session on port 9999 would look like this:
> 2. Open in a WebKit browser
> On a device (i.e. the N9 over usb networking) it would look like:
> 1 (device).  QTWEBKIT_INSPECTOR_SERVER= ./MiniBrowser
> 2 (desktop). Open in a WebKit browser
> Note 1: For security and performance reasons I strongly discourage
> exporting QTWEBKIT_INSPECTOR_SERVER in your .bashrc / shell startup script.
> Note 2: Chrome or QtTestBrowser should work well as clients (it is still
> pretty unusable with a MiniBrowser/WebKit2 client).
> Note 3: The current plan is to only support remote inspection for 5.0.0,
> no in-process inspector client like we have in WebKit1.
> Note 4: If your are facing issues please let me know.
> Jocelyn
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Kenneth Rohde Christiansen
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Nokia Mobile Phones, Browser / WebKit team
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