your favorite debugging tool?

Robert Kern robert.kern at
Tue Aug 25 20:55:28 CEST 2009

On 2009-08-25 06:57 AM, Esmail wrote:
> Michele Simionato wrote:
>> On Aug 22, 4:25 pm, Esmail <ebo... at> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> What is your favorite tool to help you debug your
>>> code?
>> The times when I would just use 'print' are long past. Nowadays I
>> spend lots of my time
>> with code written by others than myself. I use pdb all the time, and
>> now also ipdb
>> (ipdb is very cool if you are used to ipython).
> Never heard of ipdb, I'll have to check it out.

It's not really a separate thing, just the pdb integration into the IPython 
interactive shell (which I highly recommend that you check out).

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
   -- Umberto Eco

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