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Debugging C Code

via LinkedIn Learning

Overview

Get an in-depth look at how to find and fix bugs in your C code. Learn how to spot common problems that lead to bugs, use an IDE debugger, work with the GNU Debugger, and more.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • Out bugs
  • Required tools
1. Bugs in Your Code
  • Understanding bugs
  • Catching bugs
  • Debugging your code manually
  • Reviewing ten common coding problems
  • Challenge: Where is the error?
  • Solution: Where is the error?
2. IDE Debugging
  • Building a debug project
  • Stepping through your code
  • Examining variables and memory
  • Challenge: Find the bug
  • Solution: Find the bug
3. The GNU Debugger
  • Compiling code for debugging
  • Setting breakpoints
  • Dumping memory
  • Challenge: Fix the code
  • Solution: Fix the code

Taught by

Dan Gookin

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