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Enable the Develop (Debug) menu in Safari 6 Web Browsers
While this isn't strictly a hint anymore, it was back in 2003 and 2009. The Safari Develop menu - formerly called the Debug menu - offers a number of nifty features for web developers. In addition, it's been greatly enhanced under Mountain Lion.

So, to activate this, you no longer need to run a Terminal command; just go to Safari > Preferences > Advanced and check Show Develop menu in menu bar.
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Enable the Develop (Debug) menu in Safari 6
Authored by: joeholmes on May 29, '13 01:39:21PM

Oh, never mind.

Edited on May 29, '13 02:27:30PM by joeholmes



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Enable the Develop (Debug) menu in Safari 6
Authored by: zo219 on May 29, '13 04:29:31PM

Anyone have a link to a fairly simple explanation of some of the more arcane Debug selections?



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Enable the Develop (Debug) menu in Safari 6
Authored by: spinkb on May 30, '13 03:18:04AM

Safari 5 was more capable at debugging. Safari 6 lost its ability to track the network commands being issued. Chrome has it still though, so anyone doing web development seriously can't use Safari 6 anymore since Apple killed this.



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Enable the Develop (Debug) menu in Safari 6
Authored by: arcticmac on May 30, '13 09:45:58PM

Not true. Show web inspector, click on the stopwatch icon (seems to be labeled "instruments") and make sure "network requests" is selected. Load a page of interest, click on the file you want to see requests for, and the right-hand inspector shows the URL request and the headers.

Would be nice if it would give you the raw request in a format that you could copy in paste into a telnet session, but that apparently doesn't seem to be in the design criteria of any of these anymore.



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Enable the Develop (Debug) menu in Safari 6
Authored by: BiL Castine on May 30, '13 06:51:47AM
While itís true you can turn on the Develop menu in Safariís preferences, the Debug menu still exists and targets the way Safari (WebKit) works rather than the page code. To enable this additional menu still requires the terminal command

defaults write com.apple.Safari IncludeInternalDebugMenu 1

as stated in this hint (noted above).

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