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Conditional Breakpoints

You can set breakpoints in your Xojo code that cause the debugger to appear when the line of code with the breakpoint is reached. This is incredibly handy to help understand and test your code.

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How I learned to stop worrying and love the debugger

Since we are all good programmers we never make mistakes, right ? 🙂

But for those times when you write some code and you just can’t figure out why its not behaving, there is always the Debugger!

The best part is the Debugger is very easy to use and it can help you sort out a lot of common issues. Its covered in the Xojo User’s Guide, specifically see the Using the Debugger section.

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Take A Core Dump: What to do when your app crashes on Linux

With many things in life, more choices means more freedom of expression. We can pick and choose what we like personally as a way to express ourselves. Such is the world on Linux. The myriad of different Linux distros along with all the different Desktop managers and Window managers available are daunting. While more choices is nice (in general anyway), it can also cause more confusion. As a cross-platform developer, you’re probably aware that every operating system has their own way of dealing with crashes and crash reports.  On Linux this is no different, but it is more confusing because not every Linux distro plays by the same configuration. This blog will answer some fundamental questions you may have about what happens when your application crashes on Linux.

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