7 Best Articles on Debugging
The most useful articles on debugging from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.
Top 5 Debugging Articles
At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on debugging by Refind users in 2023 so far.
- The Best Debugging Story I've Ever Heard
- Some ways to get better at debugging
- Beyond console.log()
- Improve your debugging by asking broad questions
- Debugging Tips and Tricks
Short on time? Check out these useful short articles on debugging—all under 10 minutes.
The Best Debugging Story I've Ever Heard
Back in the early 80's, my dad worked at Storage Technology, a now-defunct corporate entity that made tape drives and pneumatic systems to drive these tapes at high speeds – for that period of...
Improve your debugging by asking broad questions
I recently had to help a friend debug a Word issue where fonts would randomly change to Greek symbols. It got me thinking about theories of debugging in...
Some ways to get better at debugging
Hello! I’ve been working on writing a zine about debugging for a while (here’s an early draft of the table of contents). As part of that I thought it might be fun to read some academic papers about…
These are some of the most-read long-form articles on debugging.
A Guide to Console Commands
The developer’s debugging console has been available in one form or another in web browsers for many years. Starting out as a means for errors to be
Debugging Tips and Tricks
Writing code is only one small piece of being a developer. In order to be efficient and capable at our jobs, we must also excel at debugging. When I dedica
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