Is there a free python debugger that has watchpoints? [closed]

pdb and winpdb both seem to be missing this essential (to me) feature. I saw something suggesting WingIDE has it but I'd prefer a solution that is free, and if I do have to pay, I'd prefer to pay for something that is better than Wing.


Asked by: Kimberly363 | Posted: 05-10-2021






Answer 1

You should check out Eric4

It's a very good Python IDE with a builtin debugger. The debugger has views for global variables, local variables and watchpoints.

Answered by: David228 | Posted: 06-11-2021



Answer 2

Please look what pydev in eclipse offers...

Answered by: Lucas748 | Posted: 06-11-2021



Answer 3

Take a look at PyScripter. It has an integrated debugger, watch windows and much more. It's open source and is developed here.

HTH

Answered by: Emma538 | Posted: 06-11-2021



Answer 4

It's too bad that the standard pdb module that comes with python itself does not yet support watchpoints.

Described here: http://wiki.python.org/moin/PdbImprovments

Answered by: John673 | Posted: 06-11-2021



Answer 5

This reimplementation of the built-in pdb.py has watchpoints.

http://morepypy.blogspot.com/2008/06/pdb-and-rlcompleterng.html

I tried it but, in cursory tries was not able to get it to work.

Answered by: Emily506 | Posted: 06-11-2021



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