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161. Debugging Strategies

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No-one likes bugs, and while we can’t entirely avoid them, there are some tried and tested techniques to squash those little pests. In today’s show, we dive into some of these strategies. While Mike’s initial reaction is denial and he runs the code repeatedly, there are other techniques as well, like writing tests, Googling, and reading the docs. These all have their merits and we delve into what they are. We also discuss how talking to a rubber duck or a toddler can help you work through a problem or even just how stepping away from the computer and hitting that mental refresh button can help you on your debugging quest. Along with this Mike and Dave, both share some of their debugging experiences and which tactic they are going to make greater use of. Be sure to tune in today!

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