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HttpFox – HTTP analyzer add-on for Firefox Review

HttpFox is an HTTP sniffer add-on for Firefox by Martin Theimer. The other free and paid HTTP headers sniffing tools are here.

Once you’ve installed the built-in sniffer, just activate it by Shift+F2 or Tools -> WebDeveloper -> HTTPFox. The plugin interface is quite simple, having all the features accessible at once:

The extension gives the common set of HTTP sniffed data:

  • Request and response headers
  • String parameters
  • POST data
  • Cookies
  • Content body

The timeline is not present, but the sniffer accomplishes the most needed sniffing tasks, results being subject for simple filtering.

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