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Java method breakpoints are evil

I want to share an experience that my colleague, Travis Klotz, and I ran into recently.

I was trying to manually test a Java web application running in debug mode.  It was running really slow, taking several minutes to launch after the compile was finished.  And when it did eventually start, using the application was very slow.  Pages would take almost a minute to render.  So Travis and I started trying to determine the cause. Continue reading