Launching an Application in Debug Mode

Zend Studio gives you the option to run your application in Debug Mode.



Instructions on how to complete a procedure

To launch in Debug mode:

  1. Select the project you wish to launch in Debug mode.

  2. Open the 'deployment.xml' file, and select the Overview tab (displayed by default).

  1. In the Testing area, click Debug application.
    The Launch PHP Application in Debug Mode dialog is displayed.

  1. Select the server you wish to deploy the application on, or click Add Server to add a new server. For more information on adding servers, see Managing PHP Servers.


    Deployment can only be performed on the following PHP servers: Local Zend Server and Remote Zend Server.

  2. Verify the application URL and name (entered automatically). If you have added a new server, click Refresh to view updated application list.
  3. Configure launch advanced options:
    • Select the Enable Development Mode check-box to enable Application Monitoring for the application, and automatic deploy.
    • Select the Warn during updating check-box, to prompt a verification dialog when updating a deployed application.
    • Select the Ignore failures check-box to ignore deployment configuration failures.
  4. Click Finish.
    You will be prompted to confirm switching perspectives to Debug perspective.

  1. Click Yes.
    Your application launches in Debug perspective and stops at the first breakpoint.  

To continue the debugging, click .