FireBug – Built In Timer Tool

FireBug comes with a built in timer tool that allows you to start and stop a clock to get information about how long a process runs. Internally, we use this timer to expose PHP execution page times within the base FireBug Panel itself. We’ve exposed this timer so that you may grab its functionality and […]

FireBug – Working With Xdebug

In this project, it was decided to disable Xdebug overlay for var_dumps. This makes it easier to read the entire output of debugger() without having to scroll too much left and right. We’ve made it simple to re-enable with one line of code if you’d like to work with Xdebug. You just need to place […]

The Vision for FireStudio and Our Other UA1 Labs’ PHP “Fire” Libraries

At UA1 Labs, over the past 2-3 years we have been busy building out a software suite we call FireStudio. FireStudio, and its accompanying libraries (FireTest, FireBug, FireDi, FireSQL), have all been actively developed for one reason. To enable web users to secure their privacy on the web and services on the web. With the […]

Why Did The FireBug PHP Debug Panel Project Copy It’s Name From The Dev Tools Built For Firefox?

The short answer is that it didn’t on purpose. It was a complete accident! An oversight on my part. The Long Answer When I originally started the FireBug project, I was going to name it FireDebug. It got shortened to FireBug because of a name space issue in PHP. Well, I guess more of a […]

FireBug – Adding Your Own Debug Panels

In this tutorial, we will cover how to add your own debug panels to FireBug. This feature of FireBug is what really make it a useful tool for what you are developing! Since I recently integrated FireBug into a WordPress Plugin, we will be using this use case for our tutorial today. One goal we […]