About this Course

"If debugging is the process of removing bugs, then programming must be the process of putting them in."

Edsger W. Dijkstra

Debugging is yin to programming's yang; you can't have one without the other. However, finding bugs in programs can be an incredibly frustrating and demotivating process for developers. This course will teach you a variety of techniques to help make debugging your code easier.

Course Cost
Free
Timeline
Approx. 3 weeks
Skill Level
advanced
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Course Leads

Jarrod Parkes
Jarrod Parkes

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Prerequisites and Requirements

This course assumes rudimentary iOS programming experience. You should be able to scan Swift code to identify methods and errors, and make minor changes to correct them.

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Why Take This Course

Debugging is one of the most fundamental processes involved in writing software. Nobody writes perfect code, and job-ready developers should know how to find and fix programming errors.

In this course, you'll learn standard methodologies for debugging software—especially for iOS applications. Additionally, you'll learn how to use Xcode’s debugging tools (breakpoints, LLDB, etc.) to squash those bugs!

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