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As Firebug seems not to be supported in Firefox 50+, can someone please suggest a library other than FirePHP to use for debugging php variables in the web console?

I just need to log variables to the console. In PHP. Those are my only requirements. No "fancy stuff" like breakpoints, watchers etc. needed.

  • Not sure I understand. I think my question is very specific - I need to be able to debug php variables in a web console. That means that the library prints the contents of a variable to the browser and it is viewable in the console just like console.log() in javascript. I realize some people may not understand that but I don't think it's my job to explain what vocabulary means - if someone doesn't understand what it means to debug variables in a web console then they surely won't be able to make any suggestions for software that does so. – billynoah Dec 20 '16 at 23:57
  • Do you need breakpoints? Step-by-step processing? Setting "watches"? Marking which variables should be observed? Which part of code maybe is never touched, or is frequently touched? Anything else? – Izzy Dec 21 '16 at 0:14
  • No, I just need to log variables to the console. In PHP. Those are my only requirements. PHP. Log variables to console. They are both stated in my question. – billynoah Dec 21 '16 at 1:27
  • OK, good luck then! – Izzy Dec 21 '16 at 6:48
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Firefox 50+ has a default ChromeLogger: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Tools/Migrating_from_Firebug#Server_logs

and not supporting firePHP at this moment https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1335681 hope that the Mozilla will add firePHP to the Console, many functions in my projects using that, I must use Chrome at this time for debugging.

  • 7 months later.. finally made the switch to ChromePHP / ChromeLogger in Firefox. Must say Firefox performance is much better without Firebug / FirePHP. – billynoah Jul 5 '17 at 17:34

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