[Gllug] Anyone got Ubuntu User issue 1 (one) they could give
steve at steve-parker.org
Sat Mar 5 10:22:51 UTC 2011
On 05/03/11 09:21, t.clarke wrote:
> When it comes to solving a knotty problem in a program, I find there is
> no substiture for printing out the source and poring over it and making
> notes thereon with a pen or pencil where necessary.
I find debugging my own code easy enough on-screen, but where I find
print invaluable is when working out what somebody else's code does.
Tracing through function calls, tracking parameters, and working out
what runs when is so much easier on paper.
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