Python add-in development - changes to code don't make it into ArcMap

Discussion created by jayarem on Dec 30, 2013
Latest reply on Dec 30, 2013 by jayarem
Hi, I'm writing/maintaining an add-in and finding that debugging is near impossible because I can't clear out old add-ins.

Here's my workflow:

1) write/edit add-in code
2) remove add-in from toolbar, delete add-in from addin manager, close ArcMap
3) run makeaddin
4) reinstall add-in
5) launch arcmap

however, basic changes in the code just don't come through - it's like there is a copy of the add-in living somewhere that I am unableto remove. Has anyone else come across this issue?