debugger (plural debuggers)
- (programming) A computer program that helps the user to test and debug other programs, by enabling their step-by-step execution controlled by the user, setting of breakpoints, and monitoring values of variables.
- 1965 January 15, Dennis, J. B., “Computer Research”, in Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Research Laboratory of Electronics. Quarterly Progress Report, no. 76, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Research Laboratory of Electronics (RLE) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), archived from the original on 2010-07-03, page 360:
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- 1966 May 20, Electrical Engineering Department, MIT, chapter ID, in PDP-23-1, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, archived from the original on 2011-02-18, page 1: