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Debug a DropWizard app using Rookout

A sample app for debugging DropWizard using Rookout.

Before following this guide we recommend reading the basic [Java + Rookout] guide


The entire app is only two Java files and a pom.xml. The Java files are split into the application (with the main method) and the resource (i.e. the routes).

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Setting Up The Application

To test the example application run the following commands:

  • To create the example, package the application using Apache Maven from the root dropwizard directory, run:
        mvn package

Deploy and Run Rookout's Java Agent

  1. Download:

    $ curl -L "" -o rook.jar
  2. Run:

    java -javaagent:rook.jar -jar target/dropwizard-example-1.0-SNAPSHOT.jar server

Debug with Rookout's IDE

  1. Go to and add your sources

  2. Add a Breakpoint at src/main/java/ : Line 12

  3. Trigger the Breakpoint by navigating to our HelloWorld route:


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