PowerBuilder Crashes on Debug

PowerBuilder Crashes on Debug


Ever faced an unexpected crash while debugging in PowerBuilder? Fear not, as we delve into a light-hearted yet informative guide to troubleshoot this pesky problem. From clearing breakpoints to resetting your layout, follow these expert steps endorsed by Mr. Chris Pollach to ensure a smooth coding journey. Let’s conquer those crashes together!

You insert a new breakpoint, starts the application in debug mode and… surprise! PowerBuilder crashes! Well, the solution to this is simple.

When this behavior seems to happen out of the blue, the most common causes are invalid expressions in breakpoints and/or Watches.

Mr. Chris Pollach suggests the following steps to solve the problem:

1. Delete all breakpoints;

2. Delete all the items in the Watch tab;

3. make a reset in PowerBuilder Layouts (View-> Layouts-> (Default));

4. Restart the PowerBuilder.