Test applications using FDT
- Run mode: Your application executes but can't be suspended or examined.
- Debug mode: Your application can be executed, suspended, and resumed. This allows you to examine, test, and debug your application
- If you haven't already, use the BlackBerry Deployment Setup Wizard to configure your BlackBerry device or simulator. For more information on the BlackBerry Deployment Setup Wizard, see Configure your development environment.
Create a launch configuration
The process for creating a run configuration or a debug configuration are very similar. The following steps describe how to create a debug configuration.
- In FDT, on the Run menu, click Debug Configurations.
- In the list of
configurations, right-click FDT AIR
- Click New.
- On the Main tab, in the Main Class section, click Browse.
- On the
Browse Classes screen, select your
application's main class. Click Okay.
- In the Target Platform section, select RIM BlackBerry from drop down.
- In the Launch Method section, select the On device option.
- Select your BlackBerry device or simulator from the Target device drop-down menu.
- On the
Common tab, in the Display in favorites menu section, select the
- Click Apply.
- Click Debug to start your application on your BlackBerry device or simulator.
Debug or run your application
- Click the debug icon; or
- On the Run menu, expand Debug As. Click FDT AIR Application.
- Click the run icon; or
- On the Run menu, expand Run As. Click FDT AIR Application
The Console pane displays any debug output information. You can switch to the Debug perspective for a more detailed view of your debug session.