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A DevTools proxy for iOS devices - iOS WebKit Debug Proxy

iOS WebKit Debug Proxy (free) Download Full | **UPDATE

Published Date: 2024-05-01

iOS WebKit Debug Proxy Free Download

The iOS WebKit Debug Proxy is an incredibly useful tool for developers seeking to debug web content running within the WebKit framework used in Safari and other iOS applications. This free tool allows developers to inspect network traffic, modify HTTP headers, and debug JavaScript remotely using a Mac or PC. With the iOS WebKit Debug Proxy, developers can gain a deeper understanding of the performance and behavior of web content, enabling them to identify and resolve issues efficiently.

To utilize the iOS WebKit Debug Proxy, developers must first install the software on their Mac or PC and connect their iOS device via USB. Once connected, they can launch the proxy and configure it to intercept and debug web traffic from the iOS device. The proxy provides a comprehensive set of debugging features, including the ability to inspect HTTP requests and responses, modify HTTP headers on the fly, debug JavaScript code, and simulate various network conditions. The iOS WebKit Debug Proxy is an invaluable tool for developers seeking to enhance the performance and reliability of web content running on iOS devices.

iOS WebKit Debug Proxy: The ios_webkit_debug_proxy (aka iwdp) proxies requests from usbmuxd daemon over a websocket connection, allowing developers to send commands to MobileSafari and UIWebViews on real and simulated iOS devices. iOS WebKit Debug Proxy works on Linux, MacOS & Windows. The iOS Simulator is supported, but it must be started before the proxy. The simulator can be started in XCode, standalone, or via the command line. ios_webkit_debug_proxy can be used with many tools such as Chrome DevTools and Safari Web Inspector. To use Chrome DevTools it's the recommendation to use the RemoteDebug/remotedebug-ios-webkit-adapter project, which has instructions on how to setup Chrome to remote debug iOS devices, much similar to Android debugging. You can use Safari Web Inspector extracted from Webkit sources, e.g. artygus/webkit-webinspector. Another option is mozilla/valence which enables Firefox DevTools to be used with iOS.