Chrome debugging protocol client for Java
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.gitignore Finish codegen Oct 29, 2016 Add Nov 9, 2016


Java client library for the Chrome Debugging Protocol. The client is code generated from Chromium's JSON protocol description.

See in the included thumbnailer webapp for an example of usage.

Usage with Chrome --headless mode

Download a Linux Chrome snapshot

cd chrome-linux

# Set chrome-sandbox setuid root (alternatively live dangerously with --no-sandbox)
mv chrome_sandbox chrome-sandbox
sudo chown root chrome-sandbox
sudo chmod 4755 chrome-sandbox

# Fire up Chrome in headless mode
./chrome --headless --disable-gpu --remote-debugging-port=9292 &

# Run the example webapp

Usage with headless_shell

See build instructions

headless_shell --remote-debugging-port=9292 &


Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not use this software except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at

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