You can use the
p command to print a variable’s value or the result of an expression.
l will list 11 lines of code around our current line. If you continue entering that command, then you’ll see the next 11 lines of code. To reset the command, use
ll will show you just the local stack frame, usually the current function you’re stopped in. You’ll see more about stack frames in video 8 of this course.
Pressing Enter in a
pdb prompt is the equivalent of entering the previously entered command.
pp is short for pretty-print and will format the output of whatever we’re printing. This is especially useful for collections like dictionaries.
q will quit out of the interactive debugger.