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Chris Copeland12-May-19 23:19
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I wasn't taught anything related to debugging when I was at University. In fact, when I got my first job I had support tickets with the customer claiming something was happening. I fell into the trap of asking my team leader "X says this is happening, can you think of a reason why?"

It was only after being constantly told "Can you reproduce it? If so, have you debugged it to see why it's happening? If not, then we obviously need more information" that I really fully embraced debugging. It seems silly, but up until then I'd only worked on personal projects which were less complex and the bugs were self-explanatory so I only debugged rarely.

If they don't teach it in College/University then I don't have a problem with senior developers teaching more junior developers the values. We have a few developers at my current place who, while being really adept and forward-thinking, sometimes forget to debug and inspect. A gentle nudge every now and then gets them back on track.

But you're right, while there's plenty of material on building code taught at Uni, there doesn't seem to be much in the way of properly debugging and diagnosing code. And I don't think anything prepares students for those situations where a client or customer has made something up!

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