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Firebug is described as 'integrates with Firefox to put a wealth of web development tools at your fingertips while you browse. You can edit, debug, and monitor CSS, HTML, and JavaScript live in any web page' and is a leading Web Debugger in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Firebug for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Firefox and Google Chrome. The best alternative is Firefox Developer Tools, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Firebug are Google Chrome Developer Tools, HTTP Debugger, SplineTech Javascript Debugger and HttpFox.

Firebug alternatives are mainly Web Debuggers but may also be HTTP(S) Debuggers or HTTP Clients. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Firebug.
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  1. Firefox Developer Tools icon

    Firefox Developer Tools

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    • Linux
    23 alternatives to Firefox Developer Tools 

    Examine, edit, and debug HTML, CSS, and JavaScript on the desktop and on mobile.

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    1.  Syntax HighlightingFirefox Developer Tools supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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    Most users think Firefox Developer Tools is a great alternative to Firebug.
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    Almost the same functionality as Firebug, with a lot of improvements.

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    Directly integrated in Firefox, so it is faster. And guaranteed to stay updated as Firefox evolves.

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  2. Google Chrome Developer Tools icon

    Google Chrome Developer Tools

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    • Google Chrome
    22 alternatives to Google Chrome Developer Tools 

    The Google Chrome Developer Tools provide an integrated environment for debugging, optimizing, and understanding a web application, or website, running in Google Chrome. The developer tools are developed partly through the WebKit open source project, where the tools are called...

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    Most users think Google Chrome Developer Tools is a great alternative to Firebug.


  3. HTTP Debugger icon

    HTTP Debugger

    • Windows
    42 alternatives to HTTP Debugger 

    HTTP Debugger Pro - A Professional HTTP Sniffer and Analyzer for Developers.

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  4. SplineTech Javascript Debugger icon

    SplineTech Javascript Debugger

    • Windows
    8 alternatives to SplineTech Javascript Debugger 

    SplineTech JavaScript Debugger is the fastest independent standalone JavaScript Debugger that enables you to debug JavaScript for IE completely independently of any add-ons, plug-ins, Java or any other third-party proprietary tools.

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    HttpFox

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    • Waterfox
    • Pale Moon
    28 alternatives to HttpFox 

    HttpFox monitors and analyzes all incoming and outgoing HTTP traffic between the browser and the web servers.

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    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.8.14.1, released in May 2014, is not compatible with Firefox, but the extension still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like Waterfox icon Waterfox and Pale Moon icon Pale Moon

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    Live HTTP Headers

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    • Firefox
    14 alternatives to Live HTTP Headers 

    The goal of this project is to adds information about the HTTP headers in three ways:

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    1.  Support for Multiple MonitorsLive HTTP Headers supports the use of multiple displays.
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      HttpWatch

      • Windows
      • Firefox
      26 alternatives to HttpWatch 

      HttpWatch is an HTTP viewer and debugger that integrates with IE and Firefox to provide seamless HTTP and HTTPS monitoring without leaving the browser window. It's available as a free edition and a PRO version that cost money and has additional features.

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      Graphical HTTP Client

      49 alternatives to 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.

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      HTTP Header Live

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Google Chrome
      • Firefox
      10 alternatives to HTTP Header Live 

      Displays the HTTP header. Edit it and send it.

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    • Javascript Debugger (Venkman) icon

      Javascript Debugger (Venkman)

      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Firefox
      8 alternatives to Javascript Debugger (Venkman) 

      Venkman is the code name for Mozilla's JavaScript Debugger. Venkman aimed to provide a powerful JavaScript debugging environment for Mozilla based browsers.

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