[wingide-users] More Griping :-)

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Thu Mar 22 17:14:15 MDT 2007


Wingware Support wrote:
> Michael Foord wrote:
>>>> *However*, a substantial proportion of Python developers I know 
>>>> simply never (or rarely) use debuggers.
>>>
>>> Which always amazes me...
>>>
>> In the case of our project we already have an excellent debugging 
>> framework in place. This is 100% (pretty) unit test coverage - which 
>> is entirely geared around running small units of our code and 
>> investigating state.
>
> Though debugging is often helpful for understanding how test cases 
> work and fixing the code (or the tests) so the tests pass.  One 
> doesn't exclude the other.

Fair enough.  Unfortunately, with IronPython I won't get the opportunity 
to try it until Microsoft implement sys.settrace. :-)

Thanks to you guys haranguing them at PyCon that might not be so far off 
though.

Michael
>
> Cheers,
>
> John
>



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