VisBug — Open source browser design tools

Speaking of alternative in-browser DevTools in the previous post: be sure to also check out VisBug, created by Adam

Give power to designers & content creators power within the web project they have today, by bringing design tool interactions to the browser.

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Here’s Adam presenting it at Chrome Dev Summit 2018:

You can try it out yourself in the playground. Hover over the menu items to get hints about what they are and which shortcuts you can use.

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Unlike CSS Scan Pro from the previous post, this is a free browser extension. Available for Chrome, Edge, Safari, and Firefox.

VisBug Source + Extension Links (GitHub) →
VisBug Playground →

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💁‍♂️ It looks like that the built-in Chrome DevTools will eventually be getting some of these more design-focussed tools. A first proposal I saw float by was one to integrate a distance / measurement tool:

Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a frontend web developer from Belgium. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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