Microsoft Releases Edge Devtools Protocol

Recently, Microsoft has released Edge Devtools Protocol. It is a set of REST and JSON-RPC/WebSocket APIs enabling the client to diagnose and debug Microsoft Edge tabs.

Recently, Microsoft has released Edge Devtools Protocol. It is a set of REST and JSON-RPC/WebSocket APIs enabling the client to diagnose and debug Microsoft Edge tabs. The company has also worked with the team members of Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, and the Microsoft Edge DevTools for the integration.
 
 
Source: Windows Blogs
 
The company shares a list of guiding principles:
 
  • Decouple the platform and client components and release the client separately to allow for faster UX improvements and innovations
  • Build the platform interfaces on standard technologies to foster a larger ecosystem of devtools with support for Microsoft Edge
  • Build the platform in a way which allows devtools running locally to target instances of Microsoft Edge on remote Windows devices
  • Align with other browser vendors to support ecosystem portability and efficiency
Microsoft describes the amazing features of Devtools as –
 
  • Decoupling the Microsoft Edge DevTools platform and client
  • Fostering an ecosystem of Microsoft Edge DevTools
  • Supporting remote debugging
  • Aligning with the devtools protocol community
 
The company states that -
 
“This release is the first major step on a multi-milestone journey. We’re passionately committed to building the best Microsoft Edge developer tools and platform APIs to enable our customers to be more efficient and to fix bugs in Microsoft Edge.”
 
To know more about the release you can go through the official post by Microsoft on Windows Blogs