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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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Python IDE with rich features: code completion, debugging, etc

I'm looking for a good IDE for Python that should run on Windows 7 and higher. The program should ideally support the following features: Syntax highlighting Code Completion Debugger Support Support ...
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How do I test my sites in IE?

I have a computer that does not run Windows. I tried using IETester in a VirtualBox VM, but it crashes terribly often, making it extremely difficult to work with. Is there any other way to test my ...
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Something similar to DDD debugger for Windows?

I really like the DDD debugger, because it offers a visual representation of data structures, like this: Googling returned no build for Windows, probably because it is a front end for the GNU ...
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Free PHP IDE with (zero configuration) debugging (for Windows)

I always seem to have trouble configuring NetBeans with Xdebug on a new machine. Is there a free Windows or cross-platform PHP IDE where debugging just works "out of the box"? Frankly, I do not care ...
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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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What is a good pair of test management system and bug tracker system, that can interact with each other?

We are looking for two pieces of software: Bug Tracker Test Management System Points that are highly important for us: The ability for these two to interact with each other, for example, if test ...
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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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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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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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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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Tool to view memory as bitmap?

I do a bit of raster graphics and video programming. What would be super handy would be some IDE, plugin, debugger or tool that is able to view a chunk of memory as a bitmap image. Most debuggers let ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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++ 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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GDB Visual Core Dump Analysis

Is there a tool that allows me to input a core dump and it's associated binary and then inspect values in a GUI, visually (something like Visual Studio's debugger, just not live)? I'm having a bit of ...
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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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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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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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Converting DLL offset to method name

Background My Java program crashed and I got a Java crash report. However, the crash was within JNI native code, so the crash log is not very useful, I'd better have a crash dump. The only useful ...
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MPI(MPI 3.0 standart) implementations that supports SDM debugging

Im searching for MPI (MPI 3.0) implementations that supports SDM debuging. I found that MPI simple program(e.g. MPI C/C++ Pi) which is using MPI implementation libraries can not be debugged by SDM if ...
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Program execution comparator

I often face cases where I could troubleshoot programs by comparing the execution traces of two versions of it, from the same inputs, until the behaviors diverge. This could probably be done by ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Chrome addon to view PHP and Apache errors on my server

Optional informative rant: When testing PHP code, I often use Chrome browser. To read PHP and Apache error/debug messages, I use LTF Viewer. This is getting annoying because I'd have to ...
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Service to tracking strange behavior (not crash) on an iOS app

Currently, I use Crashlytics to track crashes on my iOS app. But, I'm looking for a solution which permits to send an event from the iOS app to a dashboard when a condition is not verified. 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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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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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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Im searching for Webdev Tools for better Debbugin

I try to better analyze my website for fixing some bugs in the Frontend. A lot of years ago I know that im using a Software - maybe an Browser Addon for Developers - wich allowed me to render the ...
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Is there any existing open source utility/equivalent to spoof FCP i.e.SCSI over FC packets

I am looking for some simple, preferably open source tool that can generate/spoof SCSI over FC i.e. FCP packets. I am aware of higher end products like SANblaze, was wondering if there's something ...