Want your computer code to be perfect? Start by realizing that you will make mistakes when writing it! In this class you’ll learn how to discover and fix your errors. We will cover basic principles of debugging applicable to any programming language, though examples will use the Python language and its standard debugger pdb. Sometimes you’ll also want to try out new ideas without ruining the code that’s already working. We will therefore learn the basics of using the Git version control system, which makes it easy to fall back to an earlier version of your code if necessary. Git is also an important tool for collaborating with others, so that you can safely experiment with fixing errors in their code and taking it in new directions.
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The Fulbright student program offers grants for research, study or assistant teaching for college graduates outside the U.S. This webinar focuses on the countries in Central and South America and Canada-- opportunities in specific countries, what to expect, how to apply, and more. Register: https://bit.ly/37WXV0c