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Discussion on: toast.log, a browser extension to see JS errors right on your page (without opening the console)

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François CHAUSSIN • Edited on

I don't get it... What does this add to the built-in functionality of the browser?

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Sascha Picard

To inspect console logs using the built-in functionality of the browser, you have to open Dev Tools. The plugin saves this step.

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CatalinRadoi

Pressing F12 takes a lot of time. I would happily give 20$.

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Sascha Picard

Just answering the question

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Guilherme Rizzo Author • Edited on

It's mostly about convenience (save time and it's easier to use) and being able to navigate through your website without having the console opened.

Also, network requests are only available on a separate tab on the Devtools and can't be seen together with logs.

And, SEO issues aren't captured by the browser's console.

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François CHAUSSIN

Sounds good, would be great to have this on mobile browser.

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Lioman

Network requests are available on console tab too in Firefox Dev tools. You just need to switch them on (XHR button)

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Yaşar Anıl Sansak

Actually, you can see the network and the console tabs at the same time. If you are using Google Chrome, you can right click on a tab you want to open and then select "Move to bottom". That will open that tab at the bottom of console.

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Guilherme Rizzo Author

Thanks for the information, Yaşar! I didn't know, sorry.

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Yaşar Anıl Sansak

No need to apologize :)