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OpenLayers 3 : Beginner's Guide by Erik Hazzard, Paul Spencer, Thomas Gratier

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Appendix C. Squashing Bugs with Web Debuggers

OpenLayers is, at a fundamental level, not doing anything that is conceptually too hard to grasp. It gets map data from a server, and puts them together. From a technical level, however, there is a lot of work going on, and it might seem magical how it all works together so well.

Fortunately, there are many tools to dispel any potential magical thinking we might have and show us how OpenLayers is working behind the scenes. Google Chrome Developer Tools, the included debugger in Google Chrome browser, is one such great tool. Speeding up development time, viewing network communication, and squashing bugs are just a few things that Chrome Developer Tools, and other web development tools, do that make ...

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