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iPhone in Action: Introduction to Web and SDK Development by Shannon Appelcline, Christopher Allen

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Chapter 8. Debugging iPhone web pages

This chapter covers

  • Installing a local server to aid debugging
  • Using a variety of browsers and add-ons
  • Profiling iPhone code

Now that you’ve learned how to code iPhone web pages in a variety of ways, you’re probably ready to dive right in. But as we discussed in the last chapter, programming great iPhone web pages isn’t just about using the right libraries, it’s about using the right tools as well. In chapter 7, we discussed a specific tool, the Dashcode development platform. Now we’re going to look at some more general tools that can be used to test and debug a variety of programs. We’ll begin with the most fundamental tool of all: the Apache web server.

8.1. Using Apache locally

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