Remove and Prevent: Dealing with Bugs in Software and Systems"

Presenter: Diomidis Spinellis
Date: 09 November 2016


Finding and fixing errors in computing systems is an important and difficult task. Often debugging consumes most of the time in a developer’s workday; obtaining the required experience can take a lifetime. The talk categorizes, explains, and illustrates methods, strategies, techniques, and tools that can be used to pinpoint elusive and pestering bugs. The talk's aim is to provide an overview of the complete debugging landscape: from general principles, high level strategies, and behavioral traits to concrete techniques, handy tools, and nifty tricks.