A while back I was volunteering at GRGiveCamp and a teammate of mine did something cool with his phone. I saw him scroll the site on his iPhone, and on his Mac it also scrolled. I assumed it was some Mac voodoo with Safari and didn’t pay much more attention.
The next day I saw him do it again, only this time 2 browsers were scrolling. “What’s that you have going on there?” I asked him.
“BrowserSync”, he answered, and motioned me over. “Check it out”.
Then I noticed that he had his Windows laptop set up next to his Mac, and it also was scrolling 2 different browsers.
BrowserSync allows you to synchronize all your browsers, on any platform; Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iPhone, Blackberry, Opera Mobile, and Windows Phone. And by “synchronize” I mean have every action happen in all; click, reload, respond to Grunt scripts, whatever.
I was very impressed.
It runs on Node.js and is apparently very easy to set up. I haven’t done it myself yet, but I certainly plan to. My associate was able to test his site in every browser at once, right within his own setup.