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Debugging

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Year 1 : All Weeks

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Dan Page

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If actually writing programs is a bit of an art, debugging them is even more so. There isn't much point in being a programmer if you can't debug programs since the chance of you writing error free code is slim ... although possible:

http://www.multicians.org/andre.html

So this tutorial focusses on the topic of useful programs called debuggers, how they work and how you can use them to improve the speed at which you resolve problems:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Debugger

You might also want to read the following if you are keen:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Core_dump