Chapter 9. Debugging

I write perfect code.


If you write perfect code, skip to the next chapter. This chapter is for everyone else—those who do not write perfect code. There is one other person who writes perfect code: the source of the quotation. Why did I make it anonymous? I have kept the person’s name anonymous because an experienced developer would never claim to write perfect code. The perfect developer does not exist, which is an unfortunate truth. The perfect developer can be found in the annals of history next to the abominable snowman, big foot, and other mythical figures. Perfect code is not the goal of this chapter or this book. That is not possible. However, minimizing potential problems and bugs is a valid goal and achievable ...

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