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Vorlon.js: Focus on DOM Explorer

In April 2015, our team of engineers and tech evangelists at Microsoft released vorlon.js—an open source, extensible, platform-agnostic tool for remotely debugging and testing your JavaScript. This article is the first in a series that will take a detailed look at one specific feature, starting with one of the biggest: the DOM Explorer. Overview If you’re not familiar with vorlon.js, I recommend first reading this blog post, which explains why we made vorlon.js and how to use it. You’ll find additional vorlon.js information at the end of this article. The DOM inspector shows you the DOM of the remote webpage. You can inspect the DOM, clicking on nodes will highlight them in the host webpage, and if you select one you can also view and modify its CSS properties. Installing Vorlon.js Just as a reminder, here is what you have to do to use Vorlon.js: Install and run the Vorlon.JS server from npm: $ npm i -g vorlon $ vorlon Once Vorlon.js is done installing, you can now run the server: $ vorlon The Vorlon server is running With the server is running, open http://localhost:1337 in your browser to see the Vorlon.js dashboard. The last step is to enable Vorlon.js by adding this script tag to your app: […]