weinre is WEb INspector REmote. Pronounced like the word “winery”. Or maybe like the word “weiner”. Who knows, really.

weinre is a debugger for web pages, like FireBug (for FireFox) and Web Inspector (for WebKit-based browsers), except it's designed to work remotely, and in particular, to allow you debug web pages on a mobile device such as a phone.

For more information on weinre: http://people.apache.org/~pmuellr/weinre/


For more information about running weinre, you can start the server and browse the documentation online.

Start the server with the following command

node weinre

This will start the server, and display a message with the URL to the server. Browse to that URL in your web browser, and then click on ‘documentation’ link, which will display weinre's online documentation. From there click on the ‘Running’ page to get more information about running weinre.


Follow the link for more information at the top of this file for instructions on obtaining source.

If you're reading this file as part of the source distribution of weinre, you will need to run a ‘build’ before being able to run weinre. See the README.md file in the root directory of the weinre source distribution for more information.