Luna Next Remote WebApplication Debugging

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It's very easily to remote debug web applications with luna-next. WebKit provides a powerful tool for this: The WebInspector

How to use the WebInspector

  • flash your target device with a recent version of the webos-ports-dev-image
  • stop running WebAppMgr: systemctl stop luna-webappmanager
  • start in debug mode: WebAppMgr --debug
  • start the application you want to debug
  • on your development machine you need now to configured a port forwarding through adb with (the WebInspector is available on localhost:1122 on the target device
 adb forward tcp:1122 tcp:1122
  • now you can point your favourite web browser to localhost:1122 on your development machine to debug the web application