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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