Test applications using FDT
In FDT, you can start your application in either run or debug configuration.
- Run mode: You can run your application, but you can't suspend or examine it.
- Debug mode: You can run, suspend, and resume your application. 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.
Create a debug configuration
- In FDT, on the Run menu, click Debug Configurations.
- In the list of
FDT AIR Application.
- 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
- In the Target Platform drop-down list, click RIM BlackBerry.
- In the Launch Method section, select the On device option.
- In the Target device drop-down list, click your BlackBerry device or simulator.
- 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 run your application using a debug configuration, do one of the following:
- Click the debug icon.
- On the Run menu, expand Debug 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.
To run your application using a run configuration, do one of the following:
- Click the run icon.
- On the Run menu, expand Run As. Click FDT AIR Application.