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Save Time Debugging with Time Travel Debugging

Last updated 9th Nov 2021

In this ACCU 2021 presentation, Undo Engineer Chris Croft-White explains everything you need to know about Time Travel Debugging - including how it works in practice (demo starts at 9:08 minutes).

He takes a sample program with bad data in memory and demonstrates how to step back in time to the point where that bad data was modified - tracing back to the exact point where the error happened.

Time Travel Debugging simplifies debugging by giving developers the superpower to freely step backward or forward in time in a program’s execution. 

With this debugging capability, developers can unwind from the point of symptom all the way back to the root-cause to see exactly what happened.

To try Time Travel Debugging for yourself, grab a free trial.

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