Remote Debugging Web Apps on Android

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Starting from Android 4.4, Android introduced a new debugging tool for developers to remotely debug their web apps with Chrome Developer Tools.

In this article, I will give an introduction on how to start using Chrome Developer Tools for debugging. If you are an advanced user already, please visit the official pages for more information. (

If you don’t have a device running Android 4.4 or higher, you can debug your JavaScript using the console JavaScript APIs and view the output messages to logcat, but this is not our main focus in this article.

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Use Google App Engine to serve static files

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Get a free website hosting using Google App Engine

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Google App Engine (GAE) is a cloud computing platform for web applications. However, you can just use it to serve your static files, such as js, css, html, images, etc. Somebody may think that it is an overkill to use GAE for this purpose, but it is not a bad idea because the service is backed by Google’s data center. If you are looking for free static web hosting service, and you expect the traffic will not be very high (< 1GB per day), GAE may be your choice. Read more