Chapter 11. Introduction to Debugging

Debugging can be a tedious task. The problems that most users have when debugging are not usually extremely complex when the bugs are found. The problems usually exist because of the sheer number of places where bugs can “hide.” Most seasoned programmers appreciate a little help, an extra set of eyes, or some automated help from a debugger. This chapter looks at some of the general features that Zend Studio for Eclipse offers to help with debugging. After reading this chapter, look at Chapter 12, “Running/Stepping Through Your Code,” to see how to run the debugger and step through your code.

Debugging Preferences

You can access the debugging preferences by selecting Window, Preferences. There are two main places ...

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