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How to Debug in WSAD

Venky Anant
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Joined: Sep 24, 2003
Posts: 5
Hi Guys I am new to the WSAD.. Can anyone let me know how to DEBUG in the WSAD..
Currently I am in working on Servlets and JSP..Started the Server in the Debug Mode.. had a break point on the servlet.. but when I open the Browser and browsing the Servlet the Servlet is not getting called..
Can anyone throw some light on this?
Your suggestions are highly appreciated..
Thanks
Venky
Nagendra Prasad
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Joined: Jul 11, 2002
Posts: 219
Generally this the sequence i follow:
- set break points
- rebuild
- publish
- start app server in debug mode
- start application
- execute servlet that takes me to the break point..
it works.. are there any bits you have skipped and would want to try
again?


Best Regards,<br />Nagendra Prasad.
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Joined: May 26, 2003
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WSAD has a quirk where certain lines cannot be set as breakpoints. For example, if you have a declaration (int a), WSAD will allow you to set a breakpoint there. However, it will not stop there. This is usually indicated by a blue breakpoint icon.
Make sure you are setting the breakpoint at a full fledged java statement (like a++), which should be indicated with a green breakpoint icon.


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