Want an easy way to create your own theme for Chrome Dev Tools?
Zero Base Themes has your back.
Previously I created
so-dark-monokai-v3 a dark theme for Chrome Dev Tools based on the popular monokai theme.
/devthemez.com/themes/so-dark-monokai-v3 (no longer online)
The problem with maintaining one
.css file in your own repo is trying to keep up with all the awesome work the Chrome Dev Tools team are doing.
https://github.com/s10wen/chameleon to try and help rectify this and began converting everything to Sass, then I got distracted, busy with other work and chameleon lay dormant for several months whilst I put in quick fixes for
so-dark-monokai-v3 as and when required.
Then… One day I noticed Maurice Cruz put this up: https://github.com/mauricecruz/zero-base-themes
Using Less, Maurice had created a great starting point for getting up and running with Chrome Dev Themes.
I got in touch with Maurice and we joined forces.
I'm really happy with the way
Zero Base Themes is going (although I still prefer the name Chameleon :wink:).
Below is a quick screencast of how you can get up and running, implement one of our themes, or create your own.
[EDIT] You'll also need to make sure you've got Developer Tools experiments and Allow custom UI themes.
Open a new tab in Chrome >
chrome://flags > Enable Developer Tools experiments > Check.
Open Chrome Dev Tools (Cmd + Alt + i) > Settings (Shift + ?) > Allow custom UI themes > Check.
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