Ever Wonder Why There's A Duck In Code Combat's Error Messages?


#1

It was a mystery to me but I wonder no more.

RubberDuckDebugging2


#2

I think this check spelling dictation trick can help in some debugging occasions ( counting braces?):
“Check spelling by reading backwards. It’s easy to overlook misspellings when we’re in a hurry. One way to slow ourselves down is to read the words from last to first. This takes words out of their context and forces the mind to focus on each one."


#3

I was going to make a topic about this but it was already made 9 hours ago so yeah


#4

The duck that started it all
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#5

It’s a revelation! :open_mouth::open_mouth::open_mouth::open_mouth::open_mouth::open_mouth:


#6

angel voices from heaven
Personally I thought that rubber duck sounds are similar to “fail” sounds (qwak) so they used rubber ducks, but apparently it’s much more practical than that XD