[Newbies] How do you start to understand a new Squeak 'program'?
oscar.nierstrasz at gmail.com
Fri Feb 8 13:28:43 UTC 2008
One useful trick is to put a "self halt." somewhere in the code you
want to analyze. Then when you run the code the debugger will stop at
that point, and you can start stepping through the code. Of course
the debugger provides access to real objects, so you can inspect
anything, evaluate expressions within the debugger, and modify code on
Hope that helps.
On Feb 8, 2008, at 13:32, Andy Burnett wrote:
> Also, I don't really understand how to trace a Squeak application.
> I imagine I could put lots of 'Transcript show:'s into the code, but
> again, I feel there must be a better way. Is it possible to run the
> code in debug mode?
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