WEb INspector REmote

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deprecation notice

This project is being deprecated. No more work will be done on this project by the Cordova development community. You can continue to use this project and it should work as-is, but issues will not be fixed by the Cordova community.
weinre was built in an age when there were no remote debuggers available for mobile devices. Since then, some platforms are starting to provide remote debugger capabilities, as part of their platform tool set.
  1. Android: Get Started with Remote Debugging Android Devices
  2. iOS: Safari Developer Tools overview
  3. Windows: Debug Store apps in Visual Studio

IMPORTANT NOTE, some of weinre dependencies have security issues. Use on your own risk.


weinre is WEb INspector REmote. Pronounced like the word "winery". Or maybe like the word "weiner". Who knows, really.
weinre is a debugger for web pages, like FireBug (for FireFox) and Web Inspector (for WebKit-based browsers), except it's designed to work remotely, and in particular, to allow you debug web pages on a mobile device such as a phone.
For more information on weinre: http://people.apache.org/~pmuellr/weinre/


For more information about running weinre, you can start the server and browse the documentation online.
Start the server with the following command
node weinre
This will start the server, and display a message with the URL to the server. Browse to that URL in your web browser, and then click on 'documentation' link, which will display weinre's online documentation. From there click on the 'Running' page to get more information about running weinre.


Follow the link for more information at the top of this file for instructions on obtaining source.
If you're reading this file as part of the source distribution of weinre, you will need to run a 'build' before being able to run weinre. See the README.md file in the root directory of the weinre source distribution for more information.