[Interest] Scripting & Debugger

kai.koehne at nokia.com kai.koehne at nokia.com
Thu Aug 23 11:20:06 CEST 2012

> > 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.

Actually for the _JS_ debugger (breakpoints etc) we're just utilizing the v8 debugger protocol: 


The v8 messages are wrapped in a meta-protocol, but that's fairly simple. The other parts of the QML tooling (inspector, console, profiler ...) have their own protocols ...

Feel free to grab Aurindam or me on IRC (e.g. #qt-creator channel on freenode) if you need help, or if you have questions.

> Noted.. But that will only be available in 5.1.0 ... (if at all)

Well, what we've been pondering about is providing a fairly simple command line debugger, more of a tech demo. I don't see us providing a full blown standalone GUI debugger as part of Qt ... 



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