Python videos | Python Part 6 - Debugging

Posted by Andy Brown on 12 October 2021


Learn how to step through code using the Visual Studio Code debugger, how to view (and change!) the value of variables, how to set conditional and other breakpoints and how to interrogate the call stack.

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Example code.py Python code Code containing a bug

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