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How do I var_dump data in the file controller and Model?

I tried: var_dump and die

and view source ... but it's not displayed

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I rarely use var_dump or echo to the screen when programming Magento. I find it far better to use print_r in conjunction with the Magento logging function.

Add a line like this to your code -

Mage::log("this is my data -\n".print_r($model->debug(),true),1,"mylogfile.log",true);

This will dump the debug data for the model to a log file called mylogfile.log in the var/log directory under Magento's root. The final true parameter to the log function forced the logger to write regardless of Magento's logging setting.

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