Test applications using Flash Builder
In Adobe Flash Builder, you can start your application in either run or debug mode.
- Run mode: Your application executes but cannot be suspended or examined.
- Debug mode: Your application can be executed, suspended, and resumed. This allows you to examine, test, and debug your application.
Before you begin:
- 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 using Flash Builder.
Create a launch configuration
The following steps describe how to create a debug configuration.
- In Adobe Flash Builder, on the Run menu, click Debug Configurations.
- In the list of
configurations, right-click Mobile
- Click New.
- On the Main tab, in the Launch method section, select your launch method.
- Select On device for testing on a device.
- Select On Simulator for testing on a simulator.
- In the Launch configuration section, select your BlackBerry device or simulator from the drop-down menu.
- Select the
Install and launch the application on the
- 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
To execute your application using a debug configuration, choose one of the following steps:
- Click the debug icon; or
- On the Run menu, expand Debug As. Click Mobile Application.
To execute your application using a run configuration, choose one of the following steps:
- Click the run icon; or
- On the Run menu, expand Run As. Click Mobile 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.