Google Chrome Devtools now provide Gemini powered error resolution

Google Chrome Devtools now provide Gemini powered error resolution

Developer tools in Google Chrome are now integrated with Gemini. This means cryptic error messages and warnings will be sent to Google Gemini which will then help you make sense of those.

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This feature would require you to use a Google account though. This is the second feature in Chrome devtools that requires a Google account. Previous feature was Devtool sync.

An example of a prompt injection.


Google does warn you that error messages could be used to do prompt injection.

LLMs generate content that sounds likely and plausible. In most cases, this content contains truthful and useful insights that can help you understand an error or warning in the relevant context. Modern web development and debugging is a challenging craft with a high level of complexity that requires years of experience to become proficient in. Sometimes, the responses that LLMs produce sound convincing but are actually misleading or meaningless to a human web developer. We are doing our best to continuously improve the quality and correctness of generated insights. You can help us by submitting feedback when you encounter wrong explanations.