Chapter 3: Troubleshooting and asking for help

With coding comes bugs and errors that need troubleshooting. In this chapter, you will learn how to decipher errors, find help for fixing them, and practice asking clear questions with minimally reproducible examples.

1What are error messages?

2Practice troubleshooting common errors

3Asking for help

4Minimal reproducible examples

5Asking for help checklist

6Additional Resources

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