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Sean McManus offers some top tips for finding and fixing the most common errors in Scratch
Whether you program as a hobby, or are a professional programmer, you'll spend at least some of your time trying to find and fix errors in your programs (debugging). Scratch is no exception. Its use of interlocking blocks for commands eliminates a lot of typing and logic errors that you might get in other languages, but it's still easy to make programs that don't behave as you might expect.
Here are the top 5 Scratch programming errors I've come across while I've been running a Code Club:
Whether you're a Scratcher, a teacher or a Code Club volunteer, I hope that will help you to quickly find and squash the most common bugs. For more tips on using Scratch, see my books Raspberry Pi For Dummies, Scratch Programming in Easy Steps and Cool Scratch Projects in Easy Steps.
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