Archive for the ‘WebKit’ category

How to delete your Web SQL databases in Google Chrome

February 7th, 2013

I am working on a project that makes use of the local web browser storage to cache some items and I noticed when I am in webkit in chrome there is no way to delete my Web SQL database, well I have finally figured out how to at least get rid of them for testing purposes.  Just simply open the run command and put this in there %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\databases, that is the directory you want to clean out to start over again with your local databases.  Don’t forget to shut down all instances of chrome, you may need to go to the Task Manager and end all the chrome processes if you try to delete the contents of that folder and it doesn’t allow you to.

Little known webkit feature

November 15th, 2012

Have you ever come across some minified javascript and though, “Man, if I could only read that!!”  Well, fret no more, the webkit in chrome has a handy-dandy little tool that can take that ugly script and bust it out for you in neat, beautiful javascript that you can read and set breakpoints in, check out my first screenshot for what you are used to seeing:

In my second screenshot, I have drawn an arrow pointing to the prettify tool that will take that script and turn it into this: