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Fellow Alteryx Python SDK wizards, are you ready for a new spell in your spell book? This short tutorial will cover the very basics of using the Pdb module to debug your latest and greatest Python SDK tools!
While we are sure you are all at the top of your wizarding class, we know our tool just won’t run perfectly the first time around...let’s see how using Pdb can help!
Step 2: Create a workflow using your new tool, making sure to configure it with the settings you would like to test.
Step 3: Save your workflow to the debug_workflows folder (snakeplane > pilot > debug_workflows) with the same name as your tool (YourToolsName.yxmd); if a debug_workflows folder does not exist create one.
Before we continue, let’s learn a little bit about the Pdb code/commands we are going to use in our next steps (for a full list of Pdp commands, click here.😞
Pro-tip: If you just hit enter, Pdp will run the last command you entered in the terminal
OK, let’s move on to the next step in our debugging tutorial quest...