I am new to magento. How could i debug line by line like other programming languages dot net. I have tried with setting developer mode to true. but its shows only error. I want to see line by line execution for better understanding magento and to see involved tables.


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you can use netbeans ide with xdebug enable. http://wiki.netbeans.org/HowToConfigureXDebug

  • i am using phpstorm for magicento Commented Jun 6, 2014 at 5:48
  • may be this will be helpful.jetbrains.com/phpstorm/webhelp/configuring-xdebug.html
    – sivakumar
    Commented Jun 6, 2014 at 5:50
  • so xdebug enables us to debug line by line if we config Commented Jun 6, 2014 at 5:59
  • yes.normally you can use var_dump($var) .also you can use $obj->debug().I think its enough to understand what data contain particular object in magneto.
    – sivakumar
    Commented Jun 6, 2014 at 6:02
  • k i will try configure xdebug in phpstorm. What $obj->debug() does. and var_dump() not working for functions. Commented Jun 6, 2014 at 6:05

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