Advanced Front-End Debugging with Microsoft Edge and Microsoft Tools


All browsers have developer tools that help developers troubleshoot their applications. But each browser’s tools are different and all have strengths and weaknesses. Microsoft Edge is no different. This session will highlight some deeper insights you can gain through the Edge developer tools and some advanced tools available from Microsoft. We will dive into advanced CSS and JavaScript debugging capabilities. We will also review how to chase memory leaks and diagnose common performance rendering issues. Finally we will do a quick review of Vorlon.js, a remote debugging library that enables you to troubleshoot issues on devices you do not have developer tool access.

Chris Love

Chris Love is a front-end developer for people and companies who are lost in the sea of modern web and user experience standards. He has a quarter century of web development experience, and has built a wide variety of web sites and applications in those years. In recent years, he immersed himself in responsive web design, single-page web applications and web performance optimization.

He applies these interests to run a small web consulting company, Love2Dev, that focuses on user-first web applications that operate on all device classes and usage contexts. Love2Dev offers web development and analysis to help companies engage end users and operate more efficiently.

Chris authored 3 web development books including, High Performance Single Page Web Applications, http://amzn.to/1b0twcm. He is a Microsoft MVP, ASP Insider and Edge User Agent. Chris regularly speaks at user groups, code camps and developer conferences. He blogs at http://love2dev.com and is active on Twitter, @ChrisLove.

Through his blog, speaking and books, he’s here to help you shake up your approach to web development while making it all feel like fun. His insights and opinions have been featured in various magazines, popular podcasts web sites. He has helped hundreds of businesses and individuals, ranging from mom and pop shops through major corporate brands, to build modern web experiences.

When he’s not working on front-end development, you can find him spending time with his step-kids, learning karate, training for Spartan races and serving on his church board of directors.

You can follow Chris’ Blog at love2dev.com and on Twitter @ChrisLove.