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Professional Plone Development: Building robust, content-centric web applications with Plone 3, an open source Content Management System by Martin Aspeli

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Additional Development Tools

During development, we typically rely on various tools to help us debug our code and inspect Plone and Zope. The oldest of these is the DocFinderTab, a Zope product that adds a Doc tab to every object in the ZMI. This tab lists the class and base classes for the object being inspected, including methods and their docstrings.

Additional Development Tools

By using a regular expression in the Filter box at the top, you can look for specific methods.

If DocFinderTab is old-school, Clouseau is hip and happening. It is essentially an in-browser Python shell, using JavaScript and AJAX technologies. It supports two modes:

  • A general interpreter prompt, which ...

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