Spector.js

Spector.js

Easily explore and debug any WebGL context.

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  • Spector.js
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What is Spector.js?
Spector.js is a powerful and user-friendly Firefox add-on designed for WebGL debugging. It provides the ability to explore and scrutinize any WebGL context, including WebGL2, in a highly comprehensive manner. Offering compatibility with major 3D engines, it allows for deep-dive analysis of all frame-related info, complete with an in-depth history of frame creation. Bugs and redundancies can be tracked effectively through command lists and associated visual states, thus making Spector.js a go-to tool for WebGL diagnostic tasks.
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Stats
By: BabylonJS
Users: 1,418 ▲ 15
Rating: 4.41 (17)
Version: 0.9.28 (Last updated: 2022-08-01)
Creation date: 2017-05-03
Weekly download count: 42
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • http://*/*
  • https://*/*
Size: 375.16K
URLs: Website
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Summary

Spector.js is a WebGL debugger that you can use to debug any WebGL context (including WebGL2). It was tested with major 3d engines.

You will be able to analyze all information related to a frame alongside with an history of how the frame was built.

Command lists and associated visual states can be gathered to help find bugs or redundant information.

User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Great for WebGL programmers
  • Helpful for debugging
  • Offers useful functionality such as recording and listing textures
Cons
  • Embeds javascript code into Wordpress posts
  • Potentially can break client websites
  • Doesn't record all textures used, only the last one bound
Most mentioned
  • Useful for WebGL programming and debugging
  • Interferes with Wordpress post saving
  • Performance and functionality could be enhanced
Recent reviews
A must-have for webgl programmers.
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Safety
Risk impact

Spector.js may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Spector.js has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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