We just launched a brand new WebSocket inspector in Jam. We built it to rival Chrome dev tools - but added our own twists too:
You can watch WebSocket connections playback in real time alongside the screen recording of a bug:
Fully inspect and filter every WebSocket message, with full regex support:
View WebSocket messages pretty printed with one click to copy:
Timestamp support front and center - with UTC and relative video timestamps:
Due to the long-lived nature of WebSockets, building this required a total re-think of how the Jam extension handles parsing and merging developer logs.
Preston Pham (lead engineer) & Cyrus Roshan (product manager) demo and discuss the code/architectural decisions behind the scenes:
PS If you like WebSocket jokes, do we have the blooper reel for you: Watch Bloopers
PPS WebSocket support is available on all Chromium browsers: Chrome, Arc, Edge, and Opera…but not Brave. Because of mundane technical reasons.