While the server components of the Mobile Application Builder for Zimbra Community 8 can be accessed from a Desktop browser, the application is designed specifically for Safari on iOS 6+, the stock browser on Android 4.1+, and Chrome on Android 4.1+. Some functionality and styling of the Mobile Application Builder will not appear to be correct when using a desktop browser.
This guide provides suggestions and tips for debugging an application built using the Mobile Application Builder.
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On iOS, Safari and home-screened apps can be remotely debugged using Safari for Mac OS when the iOS device is physically plugged into the Mac. This allows access to the standard Safari development console.
Errors can be collected from Android devices by reading the device log using the Android SDK. Once the Android SDK is installed, the logcat command can be used.
This displays a semi-transparent sheet which visually logs all statements passed to debug(). The sheet can be swiped up or away to show more or fewer messages.