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Support for Internet Explorer #21
This is not impossible, but quite some work, as IE is of course not using the WIP protocol. (I'm actually not even sure what it is using.) Probably not so important, as if we are lucky, this (http://remotedebug.org/) may take off in the meantime, and then IE support will come for free.
It seems for debugging, ye olde Internet Explorer still relies on the ActiveX Scripting Host Debugging! This tech dates back to 1998. Brings some memories...
Anyway, some useful links:
I think the work boils down to us being capable of binding to and then calling arbitrary COM objects from Java. Also, we should be able to implement a couple of COM interfaces in Java. The most promising approaches seem to be:
It seems the world is slowly uniting around the Chrome debugging protocol, Microsoft being no exception:
They now support this:
so in theory if one runs this adapter, SDBG should be able to debug Edge. To be checked...