Debugging Rules! This site contains resources to help you debug stuff — mostly software and electronic Dave Agans’ long-awaited novel is now available!. David said: As I’ve said about other software engineering books (and my The nine debugging rules that Agans lays out are applicable to any problem that you . Debugging—The Nine Indispensable Rules for Finding Even the Most Elusive Software elusive software and hardware problems / David J. Agans. p. cm.

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David A. Wheeler’s Review of “Debugging” by David J. Agans

Make it fail 3. To ask other readers questions about Debuggingplease sign up. Keep an audit trail 7. Still, it’s nice to have the principles laid out. Check the plug 8. Not a lot new here. Worse, there’s a strong tendency for people to take such pat one-liners out of context, and the author invites that by promoting the rules themselves rather than the ideas. I had some issues following all the explanation there.

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I borrowed it from a friend who says he recommends it to every technical person he works with. Roxana rated it really liked it Oct 23, The book is well-organized entertaining and easy to read. The best example is the rule “quit thinking and look”, which could be much more accurately and not less succinctly called “stop guessing and gather data”.


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Ismael rated it it was amazing Nov 10, Change one thing at a time 6. It’s based on the 9 rules which form a basis for every debugging process: Dec 27, Liam rated it it was amazing. Jul 21, Juraj Martinka rated it it was amazing.

Debugging : The 9 Indispensable Rules for Finding Even the Most Elusive Bugs

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. In my favorite war story, an intermittent video-processing bug was eventually traced to the plaid flannel shirt the author happened to be wearing on the days the bug occurred. I second that recommendation. This book is probably the most useful book I could recommend for anyone in the IT industry. The writing and the rules themselves are a bit muddled, and that can really lead readers down a wrong path.

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This is a great book on how to debug systems — not like how to use a debugger, but how to think. Return to Book Page.


In my view this book was too long. If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you. Fun to read book for all engineers!

Common sense backed with a ton of experience.

Debugging Rules! – Find out what’s wrong with anything, fast.

Certainly a valuable addition to any debugger’s bookcase. It’s a quick and fun read. Aug 24, Bart rated it it was amazing.

Illustrating the rules with real-life bug-detection war stories, the book shows readers how to: As a programming student this book helped me view debugging daviv a process, rather than a “holy shit it finally works” moment. Sep 27, Mitchell rated it really liked it Shelves: Interesting to read a methodology around debugging. Mitochondrion rated it it was amazing Nov vebugging, I wish that I could make this book required reading for everyone I deal with.