Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Debugging Java Web Start

Steps for debugging a java web start application
Step 1. Open a command prompt window (Windows)
Step 2. set JAVAWS_TRACE_NATIVE=1
Step 3. set JAVAWS_VM_ARGS=-Xdebug -Xrunjdwp:transport=dt_socket,server=y,suspend=y,address=8000
Step 4. Run javaws http://server:port/appname/application.jnlp
Step 5. Goto eclipse debug configuration screen and create a new Remote Java Application debug configuration
Step 6. Under the connection properties, specify the hostname of the machine where you have started the terminal and port as 8000, apply and click debug


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