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C++ Application Development with Code::Blocks by Biplab Kumar Modak

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Chapter 3. App Debugging with Code::Blocks

Debugging is an essential step in any app development. It is also an essential part of an IDE and Code::Blocks is no exception. It offers a vast set of features to make app debugging easier.

In this chapter, we will learn about app debugging with Code::Blocks. We'll begin with a simple app to show various features of Code::Blocks.

Introduction to debugging in Code::Blocks

Code::Blocks supports two debuggers:

  • GNU Debugger or, as it is popularly known as GDB
  • Microsoft Console Debugger or CDB

Code::Blocks installer bundles GDB together with GCC compiler. CDB can be downloaded and installed together with installation of Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) for Windows.

Note

Windows SDK is a collection of tools ...

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