Questions tagged [debugging]

Debugging ranges in complexity from fixing simple errors to performing lengthy and tiresome tasks of data collection, analysis, and scheduling updates.

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How do I determine the source of a defect?

When I find a defect, how can I know if it is a defect or it is an environmental issue? Usually, the application under test interacts with other systems, so, for example, I will be testing on one ...
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How to Debug Protractor test written in typescript?

I have an typescript project with protractor. I could able to add debug point to the transpiled javascript launch.json { // Use IntelliSense to learn about possible attributes. // Hover to view ...
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On what metrics are the debugging skills of an interview candidate assessed?

In one of my recent interviews, they were assessing the debugging skills of a candidate with this question: When you upload a picture in Facebook, it fails. But it works in your friend's system. ...
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Use debugger on one of the source file of the large application [closed]

Suppose we want to use debugger on certain source file of the application by setting breakpoints, so until those breakpoints are hit we can not start debugging. My question is how can we know what ...
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How can I debug karma tests without changing PhantomJS to Chrome in Visual Studio Code

I have karma tests that during execution runs PhantomJS. Unfortunately when some of those tests fail, error messages are not very helpful. Thus, I would like to debug them. However, most sources ...
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How to use the Blazemeter Step-by-step debugger? [closed]

I have added the Step-by-step debugger via the JMeter plugins manager but I don't have any idea how to start using it. Any suggestions on how I can start using it for debugging purposes?
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How to debug events not firing after clicking continue button?

I have an automated script that fills out guest information and clicks a 'Save and Continue' button to proceed to the next page. The button is being clicked correctly because it becomes disabled but ...
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How can I isolate bugs of users that we are not able to replicate?

I am having a recurring problem where bugs are cropping up once or twice in a build, and are reported by users but I and my team are not able to replicate them. What techniques do you use to ...
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Most famous concurrency bugs?

Following What is the most famous computer bug of all time?, what are the most famous concurrency-related bugs? "Famous" means that the issue enjoyed coverage in mass media. Embarassingly costly ...
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Fix All Warnings And Errors: what is the history of this code quality tactic?

Fix all warnings and errors. Do not tolerate any error messages in your application logs but fix them as soon as they appear. I first read a similar passage perhaps in 1999. Since then I have ...
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Debugging with Selenium

Recently my team has been implementing Windows API into our framework and moving away from Selenium. So far I have found many benefits to functional browser testing with Windows API over Selenium. The ...
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How to use debug in HP Load Runner?

Does any one know how to use debug in HP Load Runner? It is possible to set break point, but there is no debug run mode (not in main menu, not in hot-buttons menu). Here is quote from online ...
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Tool to track GDI Handle Leaks [closed]

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 ...