Chapter 4. Tracking Down and Handling Problems

One of the factors that most affects how quickly you can develop an application is your ability to track down and fix problems. Pylons provides three sets of tools to help you in this regard:

  • A world-class web-based interactive debugger

  • A console-based interactive testing shell

  • A powerful set of logging tools

You'll learn about the interactive debugger in this chapter, but I'll leave the discussion of the interactive shell until Chapter 12 and the discussion of logging until Chapter 20.

You'll also learn about how to present a page to the user when an error occurs using Pylons' error documents support.

It is also worth remembering that the --reload option from the Paste HTTP server described in the previous ...

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