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Re: sort of tangent to curl -- web browser/extension

From: Pierre Brico via curl-users <>
Date: Tue, 1 Jun 2021 17:12:01 +0200

I will just add that the "Tools for web developers" is also present in
Chrome and Edge (also hitting F12).


On Tue, Jun 1, 2021 at 3:03 PM Petr Pisar via curl-users <> wrote:

> V Tue, Jun 01, 2021 at 07:14:09AM -0400, bruce via curl-users napsal(a):
> > Researching browser extensions and thought I'd post her as well.
> >
> > Curl is great for most of my needs to date. However I'm wondering if
> > anyone has run across any kind of browser extension that would allow
> > the user to be viewing a url/page and the extension would allow the
> > underlying "real" content to be captured. I'm not referring to the
> > base "view source". I'm looking to be able to capture the underlying
> > "javascript/dynamic content" that a page would generate.
> >
> > And of course free/open source would be useful!
> >
> Firefox web browser comes with that extension. When the web page is open,
> press F12 to open "Tools for web developers" window. There you click on
> Network tab, then invoke a context menu for any of the HTTP request-reponse
> lines and select Save All as HAR. That will dump a complete network traffic
> of the web browser to a local file.
> -- Petr
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Received on 2021-06-01