Xcode Tip: Breakpoints Have So Much More To Offer Than Simply Stopping On A Line
January 3, 2013
Breakpoints in Xcode offer many options for customization. If you aren’t using this flexibility, you are missing an opportunity to shorten your debug cycle.
For example, you can set a conditional option to ignore a breakpoint a specified number of times. There is also a list of actions that you can associate with a breakpoint, including running a shell command or applescript, executing a debugger command, or playing a sound (one of my favorites to know I reached a certain point in my code).
To configure these options, right click on breakpoint: