Question about Nashorn debugging hooks

Jim Laskey (Oracle) james.laskey at
Fri Aug 28 18:21:58 UTC 2015


Some of the java IDEs have support.  We recommend Netbeans, since you can interleave js and java debugging.


— Jim

> On Aug 28, 2015, at 3:00 PM, Barclay Dunn <barclay.dunn at> wrote:
> Hello,
> Based on the original goals and non-goals as described here (
> I gather that Nashorn was not designed to
> include direct debugging support. I am wondering whether in the time that
> has passed since then there have been any developments in this direction.
> Info on this is scanty.
> Thank you in advance for your reply and best regards,
> Barclay Dunn

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