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    Graphical HTTP Client

    HTTP Client is a Mac OS X Leopard developer tool for debugging HTTP services by graphically creating and inspecting complex HTTP messages.

    Commercial Mac

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    HTTPScoop

    HTTP Scoop is a Mac network sniffer that displays requests to websites along with the response, and makes it fairly easy to see what's going on.

    Commercial Mac

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    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.4.3, released in November 2009, can be still bought from the official website.
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    Rest Client

    Rest Client feature rich rest client for developers to debug and test their RESTful web services. It can be used to request a URL using the following HTTP methods: GET...

    Commercial Mac

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    Flow (type)

    Flow uses type inference to find bugs even without type annotations. It precisely tracks the types of variables as they flow through your program. Flow is designed...

    Open Source Web Self-Hosted

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    Uthrottle

    Uthrottle is a tool which simulates custom connection’s conditions and limits the network traffic to a specified speed on network interfaces. In complex service...

    Commercial Linux

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    Slowy

    Slowy is an OSX app which simulates custom connection's conditions and limits the network traffic. It is created for web developers that work on a local server, to...

    Freemium Mac

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Here is a good reference on Firebug tutorial :http://www.w3 ...

Comment by webdeveloper
about Firebug Jun 2011

Here is a good reference on Firebug tutorial :
http://www.w3resource.com/web-development-tools/firebug-tutorials.php

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There's not much that the built-in Chrome Developer Tools c ...

Comment by evan
about Firebug Jun 2011

There's not much that the built-in Chrome Developer Tools can't do that Firebug can. Either way, Firebug is still an amazing plug-in.

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One problem with Firebug is that when the page URL changes, ...

Comment by jbuberel
about Firebug Jun 2011

One problem with Firebug is that when the page URL changes, the Net logging console resets/clears, giving you no ability to see what just happened if the page does an HTTP redirect. There are plans to fix this in version 1.5 of Firebug, but for now you're left with using Wireshark instead.

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