Awesome tooling and resources in the Chrome DevTools & DevTools Protocol ecosystem
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Awesome tooling and resources in the Chrome DevTools ecosystem


  • Dev Tips - Large collection of tips as animated gifs.

DevTools as an IDE

DevTools tooling and ecosystem

Object formatting

Network Inspection

  • betwixt - System level network proxy, providing inspection via Network panel

CPU profile

  • JSCLegacyProfiler/json2trace - Converts Safari's JavaScriptCore profiler output into .cpuprofile
  • call-trace - Can instrument your JS with hooks, and then generate a .cpuprofile of the of the complete (non-sampled) execution. View either time or call counts.
  • cpuprofilify - Converts output of various profiling/sampling tools to the .cpuprofile format.
  • Wishbone python framework - Profiling data can export as .cpuprofile.


  • snapline - Converts timeline screenshots to gif.

Timeline, Tracing & Profiling

Chrome Debugger integration with Editors

Chrome DevTools Protocol

Protocol driver libraries (in various languages)

  • JavaScript/Node.js: chrome-remote-interface - The most-used JavaScript API for the protocol
  • TypeScript/Node.js: chrome-debugging-client - A TypeScript async/await-friendly debugging client
  • Java: cdp4j - Java library for CDP
  • Python: chromote - Simple wrapper to drive Google Chrome from Python
  • Python: PyChromeDevTools - Python wrapper for Google Chrome Dev Protocol
  • Go: cdp - A Golang library for the protocol
  • Go: gcd - A different client library in Go
  • Go: godet - Also different, also Go.

Developing with the protocol

Browser Adapters

Using DevTools frontend with other targets/platforms

  • Dirac - Debugging of ClojsureScript
  • Mare - Lua debugging with Chrome DevTools


  • PonyDebugger - Remote network and data debugging iOS apps with Chrome DevTools

DevTools Extensions

Accessibility (A11y)

  • Chromelens - See how your web app will look to people with different types of vision and the path users will travel when tabbing through your page.


  • Clockwork - View PHP application profiling data.
  • Emulated Device Lab - Experiment with multiple devices being emulated at the same time.
  • RailsPanel - View Ruby on Rails application profiling data.
  • React Developer Tools - Inspect the React component hierarchies.
  • EmberJS Inspector - Allows you to inspect EmberJS objects in your application.
  • VueJS Developer Tools - Inspect VueJS components and manipulate their data.
  • Angular Batarang - Inspect an Angular application's scope and profile its data.
  • Augury - Debugging and Profiling for Angular 2 applications.
  • Marionette Inspector - Inspect a Marionette application's views, events, and live data.
  • Backbone Debugger - Inspect a Backbone application's views, models, events, and routes.
  • App Inspector for Sencha - Inspect a Sencha ExtJS/Touch application's component tree, data stores, events, and layouts.
  • Redux Devtools - Inspect Redux with actions history, undo and replay.
  • Three.js - Edit any three.js project.
  • Insight - A WebGL debugging toolkit which enables more productive WebGL development and more efficient WebGL applications.
  • BEM devtools - Inspect BEM entities expressed in i-bem framework.


  • DevTools Author - A selection of themes to modify parts of DevTools related to authoring web applications.
  • Zero Dark Matrix - Dark theme for Chrome Developer Tools.