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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Quit thinking and look 4. I guess we can forgive priority-two bugs like bunions and male pattern baldness. Common sense backed with a ton of experience. Recommended for any and all troubleshooters, no matter agas your field.

And just like everyday aphorisms like “a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush”most of the principles in this book like “check the plug”: Agans provides nine simple rules to follow, and some amusing stories to back them up.

Note that the book is not technical. Agajs entertaining and able to provide insight.

Fun to read book for all engineers! No better book that breaks down the concept. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Jun 26, David rated it liked it. Sep 27, Mitchell rated it really liked it Shelves: Make it fail 3.

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

A very interesting and funny read. Preview — Debugging by David J. There’s also a chapter providing an alternative “vi This is a very important, short, accessible and fun book. A must read for every software engineer: Get a fresh view 9.

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It’s brilliantly laid out for someone new to the discipline, but even if you’re experienced it’s well worth a read for the clarity of the 9 elegant principles the author identifies, and for the many memorable “war stories” he describes from his own engineering career to illustrate them.

Jul 09, Muhammet rated it it was amazing. Refresh and try again. To ask other readers questions about Debuggingplease sign up. Jul 03, Chris Lim rated it it was amazing. Dave Agans Goodreads Author. Be daid that the examples are predominantly hardware or mechanical, but it makes little difference.

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I’ll bet that many of these rules are seen as common sense in the developer communities. Jan 03, Frank rated it it was amazing. This is a great book on how to debug systems — not daviv how to use a debugger, but how to think. Jul 21, Juraj Martinka rated it it was amazing.

Steve agnas it it was amazing Nov 30, Written in a frank but engaging style, Debuggingprovides simple, foolproof principles guaranteed to help find any bug quickly.

I recently did a talk about debugging and there was a lot of overlap. They’re aphorisms and rules of thumb. Ismael rated it it was amazing Nov 10, His nine common sense rules for successful computer program code and hardware troubleshooting and debugging are applicable to all fields of technical endeavor.

The examples were a bit dated and it helps to understand solid state electronics but the principles are sound. debuggng


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

I’ve read the book before, and decided to revisit it, as I probably will every now and again. Illustrating the rules with real-life bug-detection war stories, the book shows readers how to: Check the plug 8.

Return to Book Page. I was quite pleasantly surprised the author managed to reduce the skill to nine short rules particularly when it sometimes can be a process that is difficult to explain.

Not a lot new here. Victor Grigoriu rated it it was amazing Jun 13, Interesting to read a methodology around debugging. Paperbackpages.

It is your fundamental guide to start from “first principles”. In my view this book was too long. I wish that I could make this book required reading for everyone I deal with. It took God one day to design, prototype, and release that product; talk about schedule pressure! Jul 16, David Robins rated it really liked it.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. May 25, Michael rated it really liked it. Debbugging decent, has some interesting examples; but also much like, say, Code Complete common sense. The title probably does the book a disservice, because it’s really a broadly useful troubleshooting guide, although the title wouldn’t necessarily indicate that.