Turn a PHP var_dump into a readable, collapsible piece of art! JSONView for var_dump's

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What is var_masterpiece?

Var_Masterpiece is a Chrome extension specifically designed to make PHP debugging a breeze. It turns unwieldy var_dumps into structured, collapsible, and syntax-aware visualizations. This is perfect for users working on PHP frameworks like WordPress, Yii, Laravel, and more. With its user-friendly interface, you can now easily navigate through any var_dump data. It's like JSONView, but specifically for PHP var_dump. As an open-source tool, it welcomes contributions from the wider community.

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Version: 1.6.6 (Last updated: 2021-10-04)
Creation date: 2020-03-10
Manifest version: 2
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Size: 67.29K
Email: Click to see
URLs: Website
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood

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Turns ugly var_dumps into something much, much better: collapsible, syntax aware, and readable! If you want to make PHP debugging easier, this extension is for you. It is JSONView for php var_dumps.

Reading var_dumps without formatting is very difficult. This is a chrome extension to make var_dumps more user friendly. It works great to debug WordPress, Yii, Laravel, and any other PHP framework! This extension is like JSONView for PHP


This is an opensource project, feel free to contribute:

Other spellings: var dump, var-dump, var_dump

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  • Fast and easy for sketching and debugging
  • User-friendly interface
  • Make var_dump easier to read
  • Compatibility issues with recent versions of Chrome
  • Interference with other extensions
  • Expected automatic operation didn't meet some users' expectations
Most mentioned
  • Easy to use for debugging
  • Doesn't work consistently or with certain Chrome versions
  • Makes var_dump easier to read
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Risk impact

var_masterpiece may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

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