From the author of the popular ebook “The Programmers Idea Book“, veteran programmer and Dream.In.Code mentor Martyr2 takes you into the wild world of computer bug hunting with his new book “Diagnosing the Problem”. This book will show programmers of any level, or any language, how to be better programmers by:
With this new ebook programmers of all levels get on the fast track with over 17 years worth of programming experience in bug hunting and problem solving from the mentor Martyr2 on Dream.In.Code. He shows you how to first identify the true nature of a problem in a piece of software, not just its symptoms, and shows you where bugs are often found in applications of all types. He provides some code techniques for locating bugs so you can eliminate them using small code examples in such a way that the ideas are easily transferable between any language.
However, once you find a bug you may not have the ability to actually fix it. So in Chapter 4 he dives into talking about how to deal with tool and other system limitations and how to reduce the risk these limitations may impose on you for fixing problems. Martyr2 then shares some pointers on how to go about dealing with superiors who might not be coders themselves. How to get them on board with securing resources so that you can push past previous limitations.
In later chapters Martyr2 discusses the idea of building a framework to finding future bugs easier as well as discusses how the ultimate tool to preventing bugs is simplicity. By knowing how to identify bugs, how to develop solutions that fix them instead of their symptoms, communicating with those who have the resources you need and how to prevent future bugs you will gain the knowledge you need to not only pump out code but truly solve problems in software.
The skills you will acquire in this book is great for anyone who wishes to get a leg up on their competition in the computer programming job market…whether you are right out of school or changing careers. It is also helpful for anyone wanting to just increase their overall competency in software development or wanting to change their thinking about problem solving in computer programs.
Chapter 1 – Observing the Problem
Chapter 2 – Hedging Your Bet
Chapter 3 – Techniques for Finding Bugs
Chapter 4 – Knowing What You Can’t Control and Isolating Risk
Chapter 5 – Dealing With Non-Coders
Chapter 6 – Building a Framework to Find Bugs Later
Chapter 7 – Where to Go from Here
Do you know when to use an abstract class vs an interface? How do you handle complex conditionals? This new free e-guide, included with your purchase, covers 12 good habits you should adopt as a programmer and 12 pitfalls to watch out for as you code. In addition, it provides some small code snippets to help illustrate important points and is formatted to be easy to read. The 20 page guide is a perfect companion to “Diagnosing the Problem” and can be referred to as you code your next blockbuster app.
Want to super charge your problem solving skills or just help nail that next interview or job promotion by showing others that you know how to find and fix bugs as well as be able to communicate what you actually did to others? Then give this book a go and gain some insight that over 17 years of experience gives you. Click the add to cart button below to purchase these ebooks securely through your Paypal account. If you experience any problems, be sure to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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