debugger?

Qiangning Hong hongqn at gmail.com
Sun Jul 3 11:01:54 CEST 2005


Detlev Offenbach wrote:
> Qiangning Hong wrote:
> 
> 
>>I have read a lot of posts discussing python IDEs, but most of them
>>focus on the editor, GUI builder, project management, customizability,
>>etc....  Some talked about debugging capability, but only on an
>>available/unavailable level.
>>
>>I use vim to edit my code, wxGlade to build the GUI or hand-code it,
>>and I still prefer that. So, until now, I haven't tried many IDEs.
>>
>>However, while I use pdb or inserting "print" statement to debug my
>>apps, sometimes it is a pain.  I think I need a good GUI debugger to
>>help me.  The debugger should meet _most_ of the following
>>requirements:
>>
>>1. can debug wxPython applications (and other GUI lib).
>>2. an intuitive way to set/clear/enable/disable breakpoints.
>>3. can set conditional breakpoints (i.e. break when some condition
>>satisfied). 4. variable watch list, namescope watching (local, global)
>>5. evaluate expression, change variable values, etc within debugging.
>>6. change the running routine, (i.e. go directly to a statement, skip
>>some statements, etc)
>>7. clever way to express objects, not just a string returned by repr()
>>8. perform profiling
>>9. a clear interface.
>>10. cross-platform.
>>11. free, or better, open source.
>>
>>What debugger will you suggest?
>>Or what more polish feature you want to see in an ideal python
>>debugger? -- hope this thread will help IDE developers to fill their
>>todo list with some shining ideas :)
>>
> 
> 
> Eric3 should be compliant with your list. Try it at
> http://www.die-offenbachs.de/detlev/eric3.html
> 
> Regards,
> Detlev

Eric3 need pyqt so it is not free under windows platform.


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Qiangning Hong

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