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Responsive Web Design Toolkit by Ken Tabor

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Chapter 8Google Chrome

Browsing a Page and Reading Its Code

When Is a Browser More Than a Browser?

The web browser has turned into something very special. It may have begun life modestly as a way for users to view webpages, but it has evolved over time into something more. It’s become a crucial tool for developing and debugging the very pages it views.

Whenever you’re reading a page, you can easily open up the developer tools and have a look at exactly how it’s made. If it’s a page from someone else, we gain inspiration, pro tips, and jumping-off points. If it’s your own page you can find out what’s not quite right, be it a JPG, HTML, CSS, or JavaScript.

We can practice the most modern technique of designing in browser. By inspecting elements ...

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