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List of run/debug configuration templates

This page lists run/debug configuration templates available in AppCode. For detailed instructions on how to use them in your project, refer to the related how-to pages.


Use it to

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Run your application. When you create a new project in AppCode, this configuration is created and selected by default and has the same name as your project.

Application Extension

Run iOS/tvOS application extensions.

Attach to Node.js/Chrome

Attach to and debug already running Node.js applications.



Run Boost tests.


Run Catch tests.


Run several run/debug configurations in parallel. This is useful, for example, if you want to launch various automated tests or client-server apps. The controls for each configuration will be available in a separate tab in the Run or Debug tool window.


Created automatically when you run a container from a Dockerfile. This configuration builds an image from the Dockerfile, and then derives a container from this image.


Docker Image

Created automatically when you run a container from an existing image. You can run it from a locally existing Docker image that you either pulled or built previously.


Docker Compose

Created automatically when you run a multi-container Docker application from a Docker Compose file.


Google Test

Run Google Tests.


Run and debug Grunt.js tasks.


Run and debug Gulp.js tasks.

HTTP Request

Execute HTTP Requests directly in the AppCode either individually or as part of a compound run/debug configuration.

HTTP Client

JavaScript Debug

Debug JavaScript in applications running on the built-in or on an external web server and to debug Dart web applications.

JavaScript Debugger


Run and debug Jest tests.


Debug Node.js applications.



Run and debug npm and Yarn scripts locally, that is when AppCode itself starts Node.js installed on your computer and initiates script execution.


Run and debug AngularJS unit tests using the Protractor test runner.

React Native

Run and debug React Native applications.

Shell Script

Run shell scripts.

Shell Script

Swift Package Run

Run Swift packages in your Xcode project as well as standalone Swift package projects.

Swift Package Test

Run tests for Swift packages.


Run XSLT scripts.

XPathView + XSLT

Last modified: 06 March 2023