Debugging maven-jetty web application in NetBeans

Setup Jetty to run with Debugging enabled on port 8000

Run Jetty using Maven Plugin

In NetBeans, Goto Debug→ Attach Debugger menu. Select Java Debugger(JPDA) and specify the port as 8000. Now you can debug the webapplication using NetBeans.

3 thoughts on “Debugging maven-jetty web application in NetBeans”

  1. Great tip! I would add export MAVEN_OPTS=”$MAVEN_OPTS -Xdebug -Xrunjdwp:transport=dt_socket,server=y,address=8000″ as to not loose any previous options (for instance memory related).

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