Category Archives: Debugging

I Can Feel the Power

Geeky Iron Maiden data is at the bottom. Learning so much in the Mobile Web Specialist nanodegree. My Dev Tools skills have exploded. For example, I’ve struggled for hours (all together over the course of many days) to figure out … Continue reading

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PHP Rabbit Holes [solved]

Whoa. Got tracks to work (with laptop not at home). Destroyed tracks by attempting to “fix” or improve it (with laptop still not at home). Fortunately, I hadn’t pushed anything to GitHub yet so, at home on my iMac, got … Continue reading

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Close To Wit’s End

I should know better than to try editing/testing code on this particular computer/network. Stuff that works anywhere else doesn’t work here. So, it might be that. But this new script is so simple. But, if it works, then I make … Continue reading

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Merde! Merde! Merde! Merde! Merde! Merde! Merde! Merde! Merde!

Or, if Napoleon (as quoted in Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure) isn’t your thing and you prefer German historical figures (as recorded for posterity in Inglorious Basterds) … Nein! Nein! Nein! Nein! Nein! Nein! Or, if you voted for Trump … JavaScript is rigged. Bad! I was … Continue reading

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variables == “pain in my butt”

I just don’t get this global variables and hoisting and scope business. Actually, I do. I really do. I just don’t understand why changing the value of a global variable in a function doesn’t change the value of the global … Continue reading

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When Bugs Are Fun

Been making a lot of progress on RockinJS (the lame name I have for the JavaScript version of my little program that uses the Spotify API). I spend a lot of time fixing and changing things but these aren’t the … Continue reading

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423 Errors and I Couldn’t Be Happier

This new JavaScript & jQuery version of my Python project with the Spotify API continues to go well. The fact that I even began writing big chunks of code between tests and those chunks passed those tests is a real confidence … Continue reading

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