Friday, August 05, 2011

Local (file system) development with Google Chrome

If you use Google Chrome for an advanced local file system development on Mac OS X, no doubt you've been frustrated with issues such as security (same origin).  All is not lost, as I've created an application bundle that allows you to launch Chrome from Finder with the following additional command-line switches:

You can download the archive from here.

If there are other switches you wish to add, many of which are conveniently documented here,

  • RMB and select Show Package Contents and
  • edit the shell script in Google Chrome



Tim said...

I assume I can now launch Chrome with one of these options turned off...but how?

Stuart said...

I'm not quite sure what you are asking but I'll take a stab.

If you just launch with the regular Chrome icone, you will execute it with the default settings. These switches are only activated by launching with the provided app bundle