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Decipher Compiler Errors

Is there a way to learn what the different compiler errors mean?

When I'm working on the code challenges I frequently get compiler errors, and I'm not certain what they mean. I will try changing the code, and eventually will pass, but I'm unable to see the final state of the passing code, so I'm not able to learn what to do to correct it in the future.


1 Answer

I believe you'll be able to decipher compiler errors as you gain more experience. After seeing a specific error multiple times you somehow can tell why you got it sometimes. I suggest you read things like... Common Problems (and Their Solutions). That will help you understand some of the common compiler errors you might get. Searching for the error in search engines helps a lot too especially when you have never seen that error before.