Log_FirePHP is a driver for PEAR::Log package. This driver enables you to log to your Firebug Console using a simple PHP method call.
What is FirePHP ?
You can know much more on visit official web site at http://www.firephp.org. Don't forget to visit also the FirePHP headquarters at http://www.firephp.org/HQ to see other frameworks integration (such Zend, Symfony, ...)
What makes FirePHP different from other debugging methods ?
All data is sent via a set of X-FirePHP-Data response headers. This means that the debugging data will not interfere with the content on your page. Avoid echo, var_dump, print_r, that you could use/add and forget to remove once your debugging step is over !
Know more about the birth of a driver
I discovered FirePHP in September 2008 while I worked on a commercial project. It help me so much, that I've idea to wrote a driver for PEAR::Log package. Here are the timeline:
FirePHP 0.2.1 features supports.
Operating System independent.