alert(). Blackbird adds some control and specificity to the debugging messages you install into your code to see if it is working. It also makes the debugging window a little more controllable than the error message that pops up for an
It does so by adding a floating black table (seen to the right) that you can use to log different errors and data points throughout your code. It makes debugging a cinch, and it helps you figure out what you’re doing wrong in a much more visible manner than adding alerts.
The developers of blackbird promise you’ll never use
alert() again. Check out the Blackbird webpage for code and live examples of the coding box and the kind of messages you can install in your page.
This isn’t a replacement for other debugging tools, like Firebug. However, unlike Firebug and like HTML design debugging tool XRAY or Firebug Lite, it works over any modern browser without a software installation.