Saturday, March 25, 2006

Leveraging breakpoint properties in the Delphi IDE

Steve Trefethen writes:

"Have you ever tried debugging GUI code where focus changes cause code to execute that you didn't want executed? This is a fairly standard GUI debugging problem and one that Mark Edington (of Delphi R&D) recently discussed relating to debugging drag/drop code in the VCL. Having written a custom menuing system (in ActionBands) I've had my fair share of this type of debugging as well. I was helping Mark debug the above drag/drop problem and it occurred to me that it might be useful to mention a few breakpoint debugger features in our IDE that are likely overlooked by a lot of people."

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