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Java Debugging Reference

Created by Terry Anderson
(tanderson at uwaterloo dot ca)
Spring 2005

For use by the Instructional Support Group (ISG)
School of Computer Science
University of Waterloo

This document is divided up into three main sections:

  1. Compile-time Errors
    Your code won't compile.

  2. Run-time Errors
    Your code compiles and runs, but crashes because of errors.

  3. Intent Errors
    Your code runs and does not crash, but does not do what you want.