[Interest] Scripting & Debugger

Aleix Pol aleixpol at kde.org
Thu Aug 23 00:28:39 CEST 2012


On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 9:24 PM, Peter K├╝mmel <syntheticpp at gmx.net> wrote:
> I'm looking for a scripting language with a debugger.
> Binding to C/C++ should be simple and the debugger should be embeddable.
> In times of Qt4 this would be QtScript and scripttools/debugging but this is all "done".
>
> Is there such a combination in Qt5?
>
> AFAIK QML could be used also as a scripting language (like qbs),
> but there is no stand-alone debugger. Are there any plans for
> a QML-debugger?
> QtCreator has a QML debugger, but I assume that it is a lot of work to split out.
>
> I also thought about Lua, but there is no C++-embeddable Debugger.
>
> Maybe I could use an external debugger, does anybody has a recommendation?
>
> Many thanks,
> Peter
>
>
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FWIW I think it would be interesting to be able to access a QML
debugger outside QtCreator. It would be useful for us in KDevelop [1]
at least. It helps maintain the quality of the tooling generated
around the technology.

Aleix

[1] http://kdevelop.org



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