I normally don’t review programs that I have downloaded, but I feel XRefresh is one of those programs that will make your web development work flow that much faster.
The sole purpose of XRefresh is to refresh the browser as you modify source files. I hope you can see the benefits of this. The following are the steps you take to get it working:
The main purpose for this is when coding PHP locally you can have it automatically refresh to save you the same of switching windows all the time. Save what you’re doing in the IDE… look at the other monitor and have your change. No need to ALT-TAB and then hit Refresh!
One problem I have seen so far is that if you are changing a CSS file, something goes wonky with the images. If you have a solution for this please share it in the comments!
I recommend you get this software and try it out for yourself. Let me know what you think of it in the comments.
Interesting. I just tell Firefox to reload the tab automatically so many X seconds, which works without having to configure a firebug script.
A number of extensions offer that functionality including my favorite, Tab Mix Plus.
It’s so refreshing to find articles like the ones you post on your site. Very informative reading. I will keep you bookmarked. Thanks!.
Xrefresh has been a great tool for me and continues to be