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Find the Bug: A Book of Incorrect Programs

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Long-time Microsoft programmer Adam Barr presents 50 programs, each with exactly one bug. The reader's assignment: find it. As they do, Barr reveals how to become a bug hunter and "think like a processor"--anticipating exactly how code will behave, even without running it.
Paperback, 306 pages
Published October 6th 2004 by Addison-Wesley Professional
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A great book with a simple concept. 5 languages, 10 short programs in each language, and the reader gets to work out his mental muscles finding a bug in each program. If you can't find the bug independently, there are a set of hints leading you through ways to think about the programs.

It seemed a little strange at first to have 5 different languages, but it really was an inspired choice because it forces you to deal with bugs as logic problems and think more about the commonalities in reasons fo
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