Effective and easy apps debugging work with Stetho

In this article we will cover two of the several features Stetho has, and introduce the whole tool from a daily developer perspective.

  1. Highlight view components on the app’s UI running on the device.
  2. TextView’s edition on the fly providing a real high fidelity preview.
  3. It can access apps running on an emulator or a real device.

Persisted data inspection

Chrome DevTools SQL console

UI components hierarchy viewer

Other features

  • Developers can also choose to enable the optional dumpapp tool which offers a powerful command-line interface to application internals, and with the framework it provides they, can easily develop their custom plugins to extend dumpapp to their own needs.
  • Javascript Console allows for execution of javascript code that can interact with the app.
  • Stetho allows you to inspect, in real time, the network connections that your app makes.



Mobile Engineer, https://javiermarsicano.com/

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