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From Michal Mocny <mmo...@chromium.org>
Subject Re: https://wiki.apache.org/cordova/NodeInspector
Date Wed, 13 Nov 2013 16:28:27 GMT
I've not heard of that, thanks for mentioning it Mark!


On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 11:22 AM, Mark Koudritsky <kamrik@google.com> wrote:

> I've recently tried using Brackets with Theseus debugger and liked it a
> lot. It doesn't replace node inspector but somewhat complements it with
> profiler-like functions and is (arguably) better with async debugging in
> some cases. It doesn't provide step by step execution, it first runs the
> script to completion and then let's you explore the history of all function
> calls with their parameters and return values.
>
> http://blog.brackets.io/2013/08/28/theseus-javascript-debugger-for-chrome-and-nodejs/
>
>
> On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 11:04 AM, Michal Mocny <mmocny@chromium.org>
> wrote:
>
> > I'm not sure I said anything the official docs don't say better, but I
> > don't mind putting it in as a short overview.  Since you did the writeup
> > feel free to insert where you think is best (just fix my typos ;).
> >
> > -Michal
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 10:11 AM, Josh Soref <jsoref@blackberry.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > John, that's a great question.
> > >
> > > Unfortunately I couldn't find a good place to reference for an answer
> > (the
> > > Readme has too much irrelevant content) - which is one of the reasons
> > that
> > > I sent the announcement.
> > >
> > > In short, it's a GUI debugger. It also allows you to do in line editing
> > of
> > > the live code.
> > >
> > > And yes, the lack of a functional profiler did sound disappointing,
> > but...
> > >
> > > The biggest complaint I have about JavaScript debuggers today is that
> > they
> > > don't keep a call chain across promise resolutions. When things unwind
> to
> > > the main event loop, you can no longer see how the original request was
> > > formed. While talking in the W3 about Promises, we all noted that
> > > eventually the tooling would improve to support that (this was a
> > conceptual
> > > concern at the time, and now I get to experience it as a practical
> > > problem). It isn't there yet, but hopefully someday...
> > >
> > > Carlos: thanks for the fixes
> > >
> > > Michal: should we just in line that in our page?
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