The recent update to Script Debugger 6 added a subtle, but much-needed new feature.
Now, scripters can take advantage of the same kind of navigation markers familiar to users of Xcode (pragma marks) to quickly navigate to user-defined sections of the script.
Scripters can now create a marker with a double-dash and double arrow marker, followed by whatever label they choose.
-->> myMarker here!
For me, this is a great boon, and I’ve changed all the section headings in my templates to the new navigation marker syntax, meaning I can easily jump to the various sections from the Navigation bar at the top of the script.
Script Debugger 6: The Complete Review
Here’s a short video showing some of the differences between Apple’s own Script Editor and my DisplayDroid.
If you haven’t got 5 minutes, the highlights include:
DisplayDroid shows result of each line of the script
DisplayDroid offers more informative error messages
DisplayDroid allows you to set a breakpoint on any line in your script
DisplayDroid lets you step through the script line by line