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The Art of Debugging with GDB and DDD by Peter Jay Salzman, Norman Matloff

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Chapter 8. USING GDB/DDD/ECLIPSE FOR OTHER LANGUAGES

USING GDB/DDD/ECLIPSE FOR OTHER LANGUAGES

GDB and DDD are commonly known as debuggers for C/C++ programs, but they can be used for development in other languages, as well. Eclipse was originally designed for Java development, but it has plug-ins for many other languages. This chapter will show you how to use this multilanguage capability.

GDB/DDD/Eclipse are not necessarily the "best" debuggers for any particular language. A large number of excellent debugging tools are available for specific languages. What we are saying, though, is that it would be nice to be able use the same debugging interface no matter which language you are writing ...

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