Towards a Moldable Debugger

Chis, Andrei; Nierstrasz, Oscar; Girba, Tudor (July 2013). Towards a Moldable Debugger. In: DYLA '13: Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on Dynamic Languages and Applications. (pp. 1-6). ACM 10.1145/2489798.2489801

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The debugger is an essential tool in any programming environment, as it helps developers understand the dynamic behaviour of software systems. However, traditional debuggers fail in answering domain-specific questions, as the semantics of what they show and do are fixed. In this paper we introduce our work towards a moldable debugger which, unlike traditional debuggers, both adapts itself and can be adapted to a particular debugging context. Thus, it allows developers to answer their questions by using concepts from their own application domains.

Item Type:

Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)

Division/Institute:

08 Faculty of Science > Institute of Computer Science (INF)
08 Faculty of Science > Institute of Computer Science (INF) > Software Composition Group (SCG)

UniBE Contributor:

Chis, Vasile-Andrei and Nierstrasz, Oscar Marius

Subjects:

000 Computer science, knowledge & systems

Publisher:

ACM

Submitter:

Oscar Marius Nierstrasz-Margiotta

Date Deposited:

20 Mar 2014 17:21

Last Modified:

12 Sep 2017 09:17

Publisher DOI:

10.1145/2489798.2489801

Uncontrolled Keywords:

scg-pub scg13 jb13, Debugging, Customization, Domain-specific-tools, Smalltalk

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.43347

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/43347

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