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Software that debugs or identifies errors with code, software, or hardware (or interacts with other software doing so).

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Tracing library

I need libraries for tracing Java and C++ code (all restricted to using only standard library). In particular I want to record the values of all the variables in memory at every executed line. For ...
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Crash report, bug and task management automation

I need to collect logs from users, automatically merge them and track how many different users have the same bug. I don't even know good keywords for such programs. I believe it should be BugSplat or ...
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Angular (12) exception handler

Similar to my question HP error/ exception handling library (Python would be nice too), I have (finally) moved from AngularJs to Angular (12). I am looking for a good, generic, exception handler, to ...
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Finding graphical interface for GDB

Recently, I start to debug my Fortran code with GDB. There are so many command-line which employing them is difficult for me. I want to know is there any graphical user interface (GUI) for GDB that ...
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multi thread capable python debugger

Does the ipython debugger (ipdb) support multiple threads? It seems that it doesn't but I'm really surprised and am looking for confirmation, because the webpage for it doesn't say one way or the ...
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alternative to npm debug

npm debug is a stupidly popular (and rightly so) logging lib for node. It is not restricted to log levels (yay) but instead allows you to choose a "name" for each logger instance created and ...
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Looking for a concurrent data structure checker

While reading “C++ Concurrency in Action 2nd Edition” by Anthony Williams, I stumbled across a sentence about an automatic tool that verifies concurrent data structures. He said that such tools exist, ...
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Memory Viewer/Debugger for VBA

I'm trying to understand the layout of VBA code in memory, how COM objects are structured, what VBA functions look like under the hood etc. I want something like this: I.e. a GUI that has some of the ...
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all ideas how to debug python code

I need all approaches for debugging python code. Now i know this: pycharm debugger, ipdb logging print trace raise exception, somewhere in interesting place Also, i am in interested in approaches , ...
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Python Like File Independence For c++

Background: I have been using python for doing various problems from Codeforces and have been using github as a version control. For python I used pycharm, there I created a project and for new ...
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Can I debug my C# Visual Studio program in Mac?

I have a Mac and I download Visual Studio. I write my code but the VS is want to use terminal for debugging. But terminal of course can't open and debug the file as a CMD can. (I only got an error ...
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Debugger that supports debugging programs in multiple languages

Is there a debugger that supports debugging programs written in C, C++, Java, PHP, Python, Javascript, Bash shell scripts all at the same time? Otherwise, what debugger exists for each of the ...
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Would like a good bash/sh debugger tool, in command line or a gui tool

I would like bash/sh debugger tool, in CLI or GUI that: shows variables in use. show line of the code in execution allow breakpoints For unix systems Some options I tried without success: /bin/bash ...
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Software to fully simulate machine language instructions (8051)

I'm looking for software that can simulate results of binary code from an 8051 processor and that allows me to step through my program. I thought the following software was perfect: But that's until ...
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Is there a Scala plugin for VSCode or IntelliJ that opens a code visualiser side by side?

For my project, I have to create a code in IntelliJ IDEA Scala but it's getting difficult for me to draw out and visualize how elements in my code work with each other. I was wondering if there is a ...
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Persisting objects from memory during debug session

During a debugging session in .NET code, I identified a bug that occurs in seldom situations only. I was able to identify an object that can reproduce the behavior. Now, I'd like to persist that .NET ...
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PHP error/ exception handling library (Python would be nice too)

I am looking for a free for commercial use PHP library to help me with error handling. Ideally (but not a “must”), it should hook error and exception handling, so that I just add one line of code to ...
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Typescript debugger not built into a particular text editor

Are there any typescript debuggers with source maps that you don't need a particular text editor to use? I'm looking for a debugger that isn't built into one particular editor, and that lets you set ...
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OGG file length fixing program (to turn OGG files with 1:45 audio length to correct length)

I have an OGG song file that I want to play with StepMania dance program on my computer but it is one of those songs that were patched so that it could be played on any of the In The Groove Arcade ...
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How can I keep notes that records my current app?

Often, when I'm using an application, I want to make a quick note about an annoyance or an idea for improving the software. Usually, if I want to do this, I have to open my note-taking app, text ...
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Windows batch script debugger IDE

Is there an IDE which lets me debug DOS batch scripts, setting breakpoints, examining variables and stepping through the script?
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Automate a debugging process

My final goal is to automate the following process: Load a PE executable (32 bits) Go to the program entry point Get the state of all the processor flags and the values in the registers Get the ...
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Tool which dumps the Python Stacktrace of all running Interpreters

If one of our linux system is overloaded, then I would like to take a snapshot of what is going on. 99% of our code is Python, that's why I would like to get a stacktrace of all running python ...
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Q format to IEEE Float to decimal converter tools

This is clone of this as it was off-topic in Signal processing SE, I am asking question in this SE. I am looking for Q format (fixed point) converter tools, either in excel sheet or standalone ...
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Free .NET x86/x64 debugging library or tool for a custom C# IDE?

I'm building a code editor that needs to provide basic debugging functionality - i.e. my software needs to act as a debugger, debugging .NET libraries that it produced that will run (mainly) under ...
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Tool to determine what the Python worker processes are doing?

I have a django wsgi application running on Apache on Linux. I would like to get an overview of what is going on during an average day. Some months ago I wrote a tool to see what the python ...
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PDF error diagnostics

I'm looking for a tool that I can use to identify and diagnose errors in a PDF. I'm generating PDFs (like this for example) using LaTeX, and suddenly code that has worked for years is generating ...
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Viewer for Performance Monitor logs

I have some huge Microsoft Performance Monitor logs capturing data over several days. While I was quite happy viewing smaller logs, I now find that Performance Monitor is not good at zooming and ...
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Tool for recording first chance exceptions without creating a crash dump file

I have an application that throws hundreds of exceptions. I would like to know what type of exceptions there are. Unfortunately the issue is reproducible only on a production system, so performance is ...
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Is there a tool to extract all possible paths between two locations in code?

I am debugging a bug in C++ code that I did not write. I know that between location A and B in the source, something happened to produce this unexpected output. This is often the only information I ...
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C/C++ debug trace

I am looking for a gratis cross platform debug trace log system - which you have used for several years and can recommend from experience. Must have gratis, with a permissive license (e.g prefer ...
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FirePHP replacement

As Firebug seems not to be supported in Firefox 50+, can someone please suggest a library other than FirePHP to use for debugging php variables in the web console? I just need to log variables to the ...
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Tool for recording GDI handle leaks

An application has GDI Leaks, which I detected with NirSoft GDIView. Now that I know there is a GDI Handle leak, I need a more professional tool with the following properties: works on Windows 7 and ...
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An (n)curses-based debugger frontend?

I don't like purely command-line debuggers all that much; but sometimes I'm using a machine which simply does not have any X-based applications nor anything with another kind of GUI, and I'm ...
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Any software on Virtual Simulator?

May I know if there is any Virtual Equipment Simulator for download such as Power meter Spectrum analyser Signal generator Frequency translator Any of the above would be fine. I would like to ...
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software for comparative debugging

I have one executable (say a.out) and two sets of input data, say set1 and set2. I want to step through the runs simultaneously: i.e there will be two executables running, identical but different ...
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Advanced reverse engineering software - including kernel mode debuggers

I need an advanced reverse engineering software/tool for Windows environment (32 bit or 64 bit, Windows 8 or Windows 10 etc. - preferably 64 bit Windows 10) including low-level kernel mode debuggers ...
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Software to compare code runs

To give a little context, I am testing a function (written in C) with the same input every time. In some runs it gives a result, and in others in gives a completely different one. Debugging is not a ...
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IDE with debugger able to view and manipulate python pandas dataframes?

I'm conducting data science on medium-size datasets (~5000 entries with ~100 fields) that include input by humans. I am using the pandas python module developed by Wes McKinney. I spend a lot of ...
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What client tool can I use to test PXE?

When PXE ( Preboot Execution Environment) doesn't work as expected, searching for cryptic error codes on ServerFault and restarting the client machine repeatedly to see if anything changed is not ...
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Assembly Debugger

I'm writing code in (amd64/x86_64) assembly that needs debugging, and I'm trying to find a good tool for it. I'm currently using nemiver, but it's more C-centric than I prefer; while I can get it to ...
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Multiple start options for Visual Studio

Sure, unit tests are fine, but sometimes you want to do a system test or debug a certain situation. In that case, you might use the start options of Visual Studio, which can be found in the project ...
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Alternative to Visual Studio Debugger for programming C++ & SDL2 in Ubuntu

I'm looking for an alternative program or plugin for an IDE that can be used for cross-platform compilation of SDL2 projects written in C++ to these platforms: Windows Linux Raspbian BSD Android The ...
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GUI for LLDB (preferably most resembling xcode)

I'm migrating from OSX to linux and one of the things I got used to developing c++ command line applications in Xcode is its superior debugger. As LLDB is available under linux I wonder which GUI for ...
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Fast free JavaScript IDE that supports debugging, code auto-complete, customizable UI, detailed error reporting, and supported by WIndows

I've checked a lot of answers here for similar questions, but my requirements were different. Background: I'm a developer transitioning from traditional compiled languages to modern web-centric ...
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A C++ library for configurable pretty-printing/dumping of large arrays?

I am looking for a library - or a piece-of-a-library - for printing the contents of arrays of elements of simple types to an output stream. Its basic use is debugging code which processes very large ...
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IDE to develop AJAX (AngularJs and PHP)

I am looking for an IDE which has only one "must have" feature. I want to develop an AJAX app, with AngularJs on the client side and PHP on the server side. Is there an IDE which will let me ...
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Tools to monitor traffic over HTTP/2

Normally when debugging I am using fiddler to monitor traffic over HTTP. Since HTTP/2 comes out binary and most implementations (Chrome, Firefox) are TLS encrypted what are my options to see what ...
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Test server with many requests

I wrote a server which I test at the moment using curl. However, I can only send so many requests manually at the same time. I could bash something together which sends the requests for me, but I'm ...
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C++ Dev: OS X Workstation, Build/Run/Debug on remote Linux machine?

I'm an OS X "refugee" working on a Linux-specific C++ codebase (CMake based, if that matters.) I've been trying to figure out a decent workflow that lets me edit source (preferably with rich editing ...
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