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Microsoft® Visual Basic® 2005 Step by Step, 3rd Edition by Michael Halvorson

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Chapter 8. Debugging Visual Basic Programs

After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Identify different types of errors in your programs.

  • Use Microsoft Visual Studio debugging tools to set breakpoints and correct mistakes.

  • Use the Autos and Watch windows to examine variables during program execution.

  • Use a visualizer to examine string data types and complex data types within the IDE.

  • Use the Immediate and Command windows to change the value of variables and execute commands in Visual Studio.

In the past few chapters, you’ve had plenty of opportunity to make programming mistakes in your code. Unlike human conversation, which usually works well despite occasional grammatical mistakes and mispronunciations, communication between a software developer ...

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