Chapter 15. Debugging Your Code

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

  • Adding comments to your code

  • Identifying the two basic types of errors

  • Using the Command window

  • Using the Output window

  • Creating a structured error handler

No one writes perfect code. You’re most certainly familiar with those problems that prevent code from executing properly—they’re called bugs. Being new to Visual C#, your code will probably contain a fair number of bugs. As you gain proficiency, the number of bugs in your code will decrease but bugs will never disappear entirely. This book can’t teach you how to debug every possible build or runtime error you might encounter; debugging is a skill and an art. In this hour, however, you will learn the basic skills necessary to trace and ...

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