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Debugging and Optimizing Mathematica Programs
Author

David Withoff
Organization: Wolfram Research, Inc.
Conference

1998 WorldWide Mathematica Conference
Conference location

Chicago, IL
Description

This session covers general principles and specific techniques for debugging and optimizing Mathematica programs. Topics to be discussed include program organization, problem isolation, profiling, program monitoring, and automated testing, with examples ranging from elementary uses of Print to elaborate applications of Trace. This session is intended primarily for people who have prior experience with programming or who have significant interest in writing Mathematica programs that are more than a line or two long.
Subject

*Mathematica Technology > Programming > Testing
Keywords

program organization, problem isolation, profiling, program monitoring, automated testing
URL

http://library.wolfram.com/conferences/conference98/abstracts/debugging_and_optimizing_mathematica. [...]
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