pdbpp rocks!

A coworker (hi Will) just introduced me to pdbpp.

As a longtime pdb user, I must say this is SOOO GOOD. Two features alone are worth it: syntax highlighting, and the ll command which prints the entire function around the current line.

One wrinkle is that at work we still …

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Debugging as Immersive Game

Debugging with print statements is kind of like the old 2D Mario games. You get a little bit forward, learn a little more about the world you're exploring until something sends you back to the beginning. You get a little bit farther each time, but you keep having to go …

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