Eclipse Platform Debug project provides the framework to enable debugging in projects. It adds the concept of Breakpoints, Console, Runtime, Process, Variable View, Expression View ....
Eclipse JDT Debug project adds the Java specific feature for debugging on top of Platform framework with Java Stack frame, Java Stack trace Console ....
There are many non obvious ways which can help us achieve effective debugging. Developers using Eclipse for long may not be aware of many of these tips-
- New debugging features introduced in last two years
- Advanced debugging tips - Step Filters, organizing breakpoints , Scrapbook, display of logical structure etc.
- How to create memory dumps
- How to profile Eclipse projects effectively with profilers like Yourkit