[Pharo-project] [squeak-dev] [ANN] WatchIt

Mariano Martinez Peck marianopeck at gmail.com
Sun Jan 11 18:22:58 EST 2009


Hernán: What little but very useful thing! I hope this to be in standard
squeak and pharo images.

Thanks for it!

Mariano

On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 1:03 PM, Hernán Morales Durand <
hernan.morales at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear all,
>   You can use again the "Watch It" debugging functionality written by Ned
> Konz back in 2002. This is the description:
>
> "This adds a 'watch it' choice to the context menus in text editors. This
> will take the selection, make a BlockContext out of it, and give you a Morph
> that will display the value of that block every half second. It can be used,
> for instance, from the Debugger to display an instance variable as your
> program runs."
>
> Test 1:
> Paint and select "watch it" from the menu:
>
> World currentHand cursorPoint
>
> Test 2:
> "debug it" the following lines, once inside the debugger, paint the
> "collection", select "watch it" and voilà!
>
> | collection |
> collection := #(1 2 3 4) asOrderedCollection.
> collection add: 88.
> collection add: 99.
> collection
>
> Tested under:
> -Squeak3.9
> -Squeak3.10.2
> -Pharo0.1Core-10201
>
> Cheers
>
> Hernán
>
>
>
>
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