Using the Debugger

  • The debugger lets you troubleshoot the execution of your program
  • Most IDEs (and languages) come with a debugger
  • One of the biggest time-savers for certain issues
  • Almost all debuggers will...
    • Let you check the value of variables
    • Let you put a "breakpoint" in your code and pause at a spot
    • Walk line by line after you debug
    • Watch the value of certain expressions

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