DevTools documentation status

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Pages No tags Needs* tags Missing tags Editorial reviews Technical reviews Outdated pages Dev-doc-needed bugs Documentation requests
128 73 (58%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (6%) 7 (6%) 11 (9%) 27 (22%) 13 (11%)

See also localization status of this section.

No tags

Found 73 pages. Learn more about how to tag pages.

Editorial reviews

Found 7 pages. Learn more about how to do an editorial review.

Technical reviews

Found 7 pages. Learn more about how to do a technical review.

Outdated pages

Found 11 pages. These pages haven't been updated in over a year. Outdated pages can have problems with both content and format. Look at these pages and consider: Is this page talking about the Web of today? Does it look consistent with newer pages in this topic area? If not, make any needed changes.

Dev-doc-needed bugs

Found 27 bugs. Learn more about how to resolve a dev-doc-needed bug.

Bug Summary Release
968241 [markup view] "Copy" keyboard shortcut should copy the outer HTML of the selected node onto the clipboard Firefox 42
882790 Add toolbar button for pause on exceptions Firefox 42
1153184 Persist CSS filter presets for reuse Firefox 42
1059727 New API: Toolbox panel initialization events Firefox 35
987089 Land ProjectEditor in browser/devtools Firefox 32
629607 Convert the Console API to use a proxy instead of the deprecated __noSuchMethod__ Firefox 30
879293 Isolating log messages now requires multiple clicks and use to require only one Firefox 28
805526 Remotable Inspector Firefox 26
777428 debug webapps running in desktop webapp runtime Firefox 26
731311 Network monitor should allow to replay and edit requests Firefox 25
612252 "clear console" needs a keyboard shortcut in a bad way Firefox 24
859756 [browserconsole] Missing nsIConsoleMessages from Browser Console Firefox 24
837723 [jsdbg2] Debugger should provide a way to get Debugger.Object referents directly Firefox 23
808370 Use the VariablesView in webconsole Firefox 23
816967 Remotable Style Editor Firefox 23
851231 Output console.jsm API calls to the browser console Firefox 23
808791 Reuse existing scopes in the variables view when faced with name duplicates Firefox 21
644413 Scratchpads should be able to restore their context via mode-line Firefox 21
795268 Integrate SPS Profiler (JS Only) Firefox 20
796073 [jsdbg2] addDebuggee should not accept non-globals Firefox 19
749316 Put Debugger object into chrome scratchpad Firefox 15
731721 Source Editor stepping support Firefox 14
684445 Orion source editor should have built-in context menu Firefox 13
721324 Allow the source code editor of Scratchpad & StyleEditor to be themed Firefox 13
650345 Implement minimal UI for Find in the Source Editor Firefox 12
612658 Implement ConsoleAPIStorage - add caching for the window.console API Firefox 9
587734 Integrate lazy window console API into WebConsole code Firefox 4.0b8

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Documentation requests

Found 13 bugs. Documentation request bugs can contain various kinds work related to MDN pages. Read through the bug and ask questions in the bug if in doubt.

Bug Summary
944852 3D view documentation incomplete or focus feature lost
960751 Find a good place to link to Chrome dev tools docs
966144 Enhance App Templates page to boost App Manager adoption
983018 Update devtools API docs
993113 Supply English subtitles for devtools screencasts
998410 There should be a page listing all the devtools.* preferences
1005537 broken link in french gecko documentation
1055074 Add dashboard to show the current status of browser features
1060239 404 error
1063985 Incorrect/Outdated Basic Command Template for Scratchpad - Firefox Developer Tools | MDN
1080128 Document the Canvas Debugger
1127081 Split up WebIDE page
1145442 Documentation for JIT strategies

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Please help us to localize this documentation into different languages. Read more about how to translate.

Language Pages Translated Translations up to date
bn-BD 128 17 (13%) 3 (17%)
de 128 31 (24%) 5 (16%)
es 128 25 (19%) 5 (20%)
fa 128 8 (6%) 1 (12%)
fr 128 90 (70%) 56 (62%)
it 128 11 (8%) 5 (45%)
ja 128 85 (66%) 59 (69%)
ko 128 6 (4%) 1 (16%)
pl 128 12 (9%) 2 (16%)
pt-BR 128 25 (19%) 9 (36%)
ru 128 41 (32%) 20 (48%)
zh-CN 128 45 (35%) 17 (37%)
zh-TW 113 29 (25%) 6 (20%)


Tagging standard

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Other tasks to do

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Tutorial to-do list

  • TBD

Notes for translators

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