December 31st, 2011

Testing Web services or REST API Easily with Poster Add-on

If you are developing a web service client, you access web services, pass parameters and test the response to know the behavior of service. It can be easily accomplished using Poster Firefox add-on. You can create your own HTTP request with custom parameters, perform the action (GET,POST, PUT, DELETE..etc) and inspect the result. It saves bunch of time to create web-service based application.
Let’s see sample to use Poster.

December 27th, 2010

Top 22 Firefox Add-ons for Web Designers & Developers

In my previous post, i have explained my favorite free online tools for web designer and developer. In this Post, I am going to explain about my favorite Firefox add-ons for rapid web designing and development. Firefox Add-on is more quicker than online tools because it is attached with the browser. See following list of Firefox add-ons I use:

July 19th, 2010

Tools to view HTTP requests and responses

Sometimes, it is required to view browser server interaction what requests are being sent from the computer to the web server and response from the web server. This article explains the different tools to monitor and analyze all incoming and outgoing HTTP traffic between the browser and the web servers.

July 18th, 2010

View HTTP requests and responses with Firebug

Generally, For a web developer, It is required to know the exact requests are being sent from his computer to the web server and response from the web server. Here are the steps to view all HTTP requests and responses with Firebug.

July 18th, 2010

How to debug Ajax application with Firebug

The use of Ajax techniques has led to an increase in interactive or dynamic interfaces on web pages. With Ajax, web applications can retrieve data from the server asynchronously in the background without interfering with the display and behavior of the existing page.
For a developer, It is required to log Ajax request & response to identify errors.