Debugging Projects Manually

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Learners will utilize print statements to find the value of a portion of code. Then use the divide and conquer approach to identify the error.

Learners will error handle through try and catch.

 Learners will comment out blocks of code then add code line by line to locate the line of error. 

Clock2 hours
IntermediateIntermediate
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this 1-hour long project-based course, by the end of this project, you will have learned how to debug your code in Visual Studio code manually. This is useful for a circumstance when you don't have a debugger available. Today I will teach you what would be an effective approach to debug code. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.

Skills you will develop

GithubNode.JsDebug (Command)Visual Studio CodeJavaScript

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Intro and code set up.

  2. Print statements.

  3. Error handling.

  4. Commenting out.

  5. Test and ask other developers.

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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