Chapter 8. Debugging and Deploying a Gadget

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Designing and creating a gadget is only half the work in the gadget development process. After a gadget is created, the next step is to ensure its accuracy and consistency. This is done by debugging the gadget. Debugging is the process of testing, locating, and fixing the errors in the program logic. After the gadget is checked for bugs and tested properly, proper packaging is required to make the gadget distributable.

So far we have dealt only with the design and development aspects of the gadget. Debugging a gadget is the next ...

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