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Johann Dowa

Tutorial: Some Lesser Known Ways To Make More Effective Use Of Xcode Breakpoints

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Breakpoints are one of the most basic debugging tools available in Xcode, but there are a few tricks you can do to make using breakpoints more effective.

Brian hardy has written an excellent guide on some great tricks to speed up your debugging involving some lesser known features within Xcode utilizing breakpoints.

The tips include:

– Making Audible breakpoints
– Performing backtraces right on a breakpoint with the debugger command action
– Creating symbolic breakpoints for those times you don’t have direct access to troublesome code
– Using watchpoints to mointor the value of memory addresses

You can find the guide over on the Big Nerd Ranch blog.

Some nice debugging tips utilizing breakpoints.


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