With a view to help developers, Google Chrome has provided different developer tools that will make them easy to pierce into the internal systems of the browser along with their application. It has many useful and most popular features. Through the developers’ tools window, you will find some developers’ tools at the top of the window organized in task-oriented groups that will let you to work in a specific page. Before utilizing the advantages of such Google Chrome developers’ tools, it is necessary to know about them.
At the top-first, you will be seeing a panel titles ‘Elements’ and the main function of this tool is to let you to read everything in one DOM tree. Here, you can inspect and edit the DOM elements. To identify HTML snippet, this tools will help you a lot. This is the tool useful to view source of a page too. You will be able to clearly read the HTML elements along with their ancestry and descendants.
As a developer, you will need to inspect resources loaded in an inspected page. The Resources tool will let you to interact with AppCache, Local Storage, HTML 5 Database, Cookies etc. You need to local data sources from your application and these data sources are Web SQL databases, IndexedDB, local and session storage, Application Cache and cookies. Through this, the application’s visual resources such as style sheet, images and fonts can be inspected.
In real time, there are many downloaded and requested resources over the network and this panel ‘Network’ will allow the developer to have insights into such resources. The panel records every information of operation from each network in your application such as WebSocket data, HTTP request, response header, timing data etc and with this, you will be able to know about the resources having slowest time to first byte, resources who took longest time to load, something that initiated a network request and etc.
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Audit is yet another useful Google Chrome Developers’ tool as it is used in analyzing a page for loading. When you load a page, this tool analyses it and suggests you for further recommendation like decreasing some time for loading page and is helpful so as to increase real responsiveness.
The console is an important developer tool as it has two primary functions for testing web pages and applications and i.e. it provides a place to log diagnostic information with the help of different methods provided by the Console API. Proiles Panel in Google Chrome Developer Tools.
Hope the information on Google Chrome Developers Tools helpful to you.