Smalltalk Professional Debug Package

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An add on package for SmallTalk develop environments created by the Crafted Smalltalk company in 1995. The package provides several debugging enhancements to the and VisualWorks, ObjectWorks\Smalltalk and ENVY/Smalltalk development environments. The SPDP package was apparently available for all OS versions of the supported packages, meaning that it was probably supplied as a Smalltalk image.

Features

  • Breakpoints and watchpoints that don't affect the source code or log file,
  • Envy scratch edition is not required for breakpoints or watchpoints,
  • Method and class breakpoints and watchpoints,
  • Class breakpoints and watchpoints for variable reference and message received,
  • Management of watch windows,
  • Debugger skip-to-caret into and out of blocks,
  • Debugger temporary breakpoints and watchpoints,
  • Insertion of breakpoints and watchpoints in the debugger do not restart the method,
  • User modifiable software probes,
  • Synchronized Browser and Debugger code view,
  • Inspector commands to copy, compare, and paste object

Versions

Version 2.5
  • Last known version of the software, introduced in 2000, added support for newer versions of the other Smalltalk tools. Supported environments are:
  • VisualWorks Version 2.5.x, 3.0 and 5i, and any minor versions in-between. - SPDP Retail price: 175 USD
  • ENVY/Smalltalk Version 3.01, 4.0, 5i and any minor versions in-between. - SPDP Retail price: 275 USD
  • Emergency Evaluator and debugger improvements.
Version 2

Introduced in late 1998, added support for newer versions of the other Smalltalk tools. Supported environments are:

  • VisualWorks Version 2.5.x and 3.0, and any minor versions in-between. - SPDP Retail price: 149 USD
  • ENVY/Smalltalk Version 3.01 and 4.0, and any minor versions in-between. - SPDP Retail price: 249 USD
  • Emergency Evaluator improvements to recover a hung image.
Version 1.5

Introduced in 1998, dropped support for ObjectWorks\Smalltalk and older versions of the other Smalltalk tools. Supported environments are:

  • VisualWorks Version 2.5.x - SPDP Retail price: 149 USD
  • ENVY/Smalltalk Version 3.01 - SPDP Retail price: 249 USD
  • Better handling of ENVY libraries
Version 1

Introduced in 1995, supported the following environments:

  • VisualWorks Versions 1, 2 and 2.5, and any minor versions in-between. - SPDP Retail price: 89 USD
  • ObjectWorks\Smalltalk Version 4.1 - SPDP Retail price: 89 USD
  • ENVY/Smalltalk Versions 1.43 and 3.01 - SPDP Retail price: 149 USD

License

  • Commercial - Discontinued.

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