Enhanced Newbie Debugger

Ashley George Taylor ataylor at cc.gatech.edu
Wed Aug 25 03:57:00 UTC 1999

On Tue, 24 Aug 1999, Doug Way wrote:

> I did notice that some messages didn't show their returned objects...
> simple accessors such as Rectangle>>corner, and some binary selectors such
> as + and *.  I'm not sure if this was intentional, but I don't think you'd
> want to leave these out.

I'm aware of this, but not sure why this is happening. Any insight would
be welcome. I thought it had to do with primitives.

> (Also, the thin border just above the "returned" pane makes it difficult
> to resize the source code pane to be larger, but I admit that's getting
> picky...)

I'll do more work on the layout in the next release.

> > o  It has buttons for stepping, sending, etc. (an idea from Scott
> Wallace)
> > o  It shows EVERY message during execution and gives the values of
> >    intermediate objects, arguments and returned objects.
> > o  It shows the class each message was found in, and the classes it had
> to
> >    look through to find it.
> >
> > I would appreciate it if more experienced Squeakers give it a spin and
> > point out any flaws they find, especially since I am not a Squeak expert
> > and we plan to use this debugger in a course this semester.
> >
> > See and download at
> > http://www.cc.gatech.edu/projects/squeakers/30.html
> >
> >
> >                       -Ashley George Taylor (ataylor at cc.gatech.edu)

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