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Status Delivered
Workspace Cloud Pak for Data
Components Watson Studio
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 17, 2022

Enable Visual Debugger for JupyterLab environments

We have many our data scientist Python developers asking for the visual debugger tool that is now standard part of modern JupyterLab package. However the version that is currently available in CPD 4.0.5 is fairly old (Version 3.0.12). It can be enabled manually in this older version but the available environment doesn't seem to include the hooks or needed functions to do this.

We are requesting that the ability to enable the visual debugger be made available or that JupyterLab be updated to a later release that includes the debugger by default.

Having a visual debugger available would make troubleshooting errors and optimizing code much more efficient while saving many hours of work doing this manually line by line.

Needed By Quarter
  • Guest
    Feb 22, 2022

    Here are details about the feature in JupyterLab product.


    https://jupyterlab.readthedocs.io/en/stable/user/debugger.html

    https://blog.jupyter.org/a-visual-debugger-for-jupyter-914e61716559

    https://github.com/jupyterlab/debugger