Posts Tagged ‘Breakpoints’


Setting Conditional Breakpoints

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 by June Blender
Applies to PowerShell Studio 2016, PrimalScript 2016, and later. I write lots of scripts — for production, for research, for testing, and for demonstrations. And, inevitably, I hit a bug. I'm actually relieved when I do, because no code is perfect and I'd rather find the bugs before my users do. In fact, I make sure the content in my test database is full of oddities so it's as close to the real world as possible. When you are debugging with a large test sample, like a database or directory, the default line breakpoints are not sufficient. I can hit…   More »

Feature Peek 2011: Bookmarks and Breakpoints

Thursday, January 6th, 2011 by David Corrales
As mentioned in previous blogs, the next version of PrimalForms will support debugging. Anybody who has debugged a script or application knows that breakpoints are a priceless tool. A cool new feature in the 2011 versions of PrimalScript and PrimalForms is the ability edit breakpoints and bookmarks between the two products. For example, a user creates a PowerShell script in PrimalForms 2011 and set a few breakpoints and bookmarks used for debugging. The same user decides to debug the same PowerShell script on another machine, but it only has PrimalScript 2011  installed. When the script is opened in PrimalScript 2011,…   More »