- The 9 Indispensable Rules for Finding Even the Most Elusive Software and Hardware Problems", by David J. Agans
- A Debugging Primer
Just finished reading this book. It starts off hilarious ("Hah! That guy's an idiot, he broke every rule in this book.") and ends up painful ("Man, I'm an idiot, I
broke every rule in this book.").
I was reading this while taking a break from beating my head against the nearest wall, trying to figure out why my purpose-built pure Tcl
occasionally triggered an infinite loop under heavy loads. Ten minutes after I started consciously applying the rules in his book, I found the bug. (I was also left with the conviction that my design was a piece of crap, but that's another story.)
Short, an easy read, corny in parts, funny in others. Definitely recommended.