SPUG: Re: Perl debugger intro

Andrew Sweger andrew at sweger.net
Tue Mar 2 02:41:26 CST 2004

I'm resending this to the list. I think I tried sending it from the wrong
address originally.

On Mon, 1 Mar 2004, Richard Wood wrote:

> I haven't seen much chatter on this topic.  I would like to see this
> session.  I haven't used the debugger, that I recall.  I usually just
> instrument my code with print statements.  Andrew, are you planning a
> session?

On Tue, 2 Mar 2004, Dan Roscigno wrote:

> Hey Andrew, when are you giving the debugger talk :)  I bet if I knew
> how to use the debugger I could have solved my problem in a different
> fashion.

Well, this is encouraging. So far, I'm only planning a more or less ad hoc
walk through using the debugger. I was either going to find some
appropriate code that would let me walk through the basics and build on
the techniques or I'd have to contrive something suitable. I don't have a
prepared presentation. No slides.

Can anyone pin down a date and location for a meeting? If so, I can
probably commit to it then.

And, at the risk of being accused of spamming, I offer one-on-one training
or coaching on use of the Perl debugger. Contact me separately if you're

Andrew B. Sweger -- The great thing about multitasking is that several
                                things can go wrong at once.

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