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Debugging and Profiling C++ applications on Linux Get up-to-speed with the latest Linux C++ debugging and performance tools

Get up-to-speed with the latest Linux C++ debugging and performance tools

This training gives an introduction to various tools that help developers and testers find bugs and identify performance issues.

The tools presented cover a wide range of problems, from general purpose debugging and CPU profiling to Linux specific high-level analyzers. Often, it is relatively simple to run a tool, but interpreting the results, or even just using some of the more advanced tools, requires deep technical knowledge.

Introduction to Debugging & Profiling for Linux C++ development – Training Course Contents:

This training focuses on what a developer should know for being efficient on both desktop and embedded Linux.

The following tools will be covered: Debugging:

  • general purpose debuggers: GDB, RR
  • memory error detectors: valgrind’s memcheck, AddressSanitizers
  • thread error detectors: ThreadSanitizer
  • tracing: ldd, strace
  • OpenGL: apitrace

Profiling:

  • CPU: valgrind’s callgrind, Linux perf, Intel VTune Amplifier XE
  • heap memory: valgrind’s massif, heaptrack
  • OpenGL: apitrace
  • System-wide: LTTng

Testing:

  • static code analysis: clang analyzer, Coverity
  • code coverage: gcov

Read the full Table of Contents

Why learn about Debugging and Profiling?

The time spent writing code is often dwarfed by the time required to find bugs and improve performance. This training makes your development workflow more efficient: You will learn what tool to use in which situation, how to set it up and run it on an application. And, finally, you will learn how to analyze and interpret the results obtained from the various tools.

Course information:

Target Audience: Developers who want to find and fix problems
Prerequisite: Knowing the basics of C++
Duration: 3 days
Sign up: Register below (if available). For on-site training please contact us at training@kdab.com

 

Forthcoming courses in:

FromDaysLocationCourseLanguagePriceStatusRegister
March 19th, 2019 3 Chicago, USA Advanced QML English $ 1700.00Confirmed
March 26th, 2019 3 Macclesfield, United Kingdom Modern OpenGL: Introduction English € 1500.00Confirmed
April 2nd, 2019 3 Berlin, Germany Introduction to Qt/QML English € 1250.00Confirmed
May 7th, 2019 3 Macclesfield, United Kingdom Introduction to Qt 3D English € 2000.00Confirmed
May 14th, 2019 2 Berlin, Germany Introduction to CMake English € 1500.00Confirmed
May 21st, 2019 3 Chicago, USA Debugging and Profiling C++ applications on Linux English $ 2275.00Confirmed
May 21st, 2019 3 Toulouse, France Introduction à Qt QML French € 1250.00Confirmed
June 11th, 2019 3 Toulouse, France Les nouveautés du C++11/C++14/C++17 French € 1500.00Confirmed
June 25th, 2019 3 Berlin, Germany Advanced QML English € 1500.00Confirmed
August 6th, 2019 3 Berlin, Germany Debugging and Profiling C++ applications on Linux English € 2000.00Confirmed
August 27th, 2019 3 Berlin, Germany Introduction to Qt/QML English € 1250.00Confirmed
September 10th, 2019 3 Macclesfield, United Kingdom Modern OpenGL: Introduction English € 1500.00Confirmed
September 17th, 2019 3 Chicago, USA Introduction to Qt 3D English $ 2275.00Confirmed
October 1st, 2019 3 Macclesfield, United Kingdom Modern C++: C++11 / C++14 / C++17 English € 1500.00Confirmed
October 15th, 2019 3 Toulouse, France Débogage/profilage d’applications C++ sous Linu French € 2000.00Confirmed
October 22nd, 2019 3 Berlin, Germany Modern C++: C++11 / C++14 / C++17 English € 1500.00Confirmed
November 5th, 2019 3 Berlin, Germany Introduction to Qt/QML English € 1250.00Confirmed
November 5th, 2019 3 Toulouse, France Introduction à Qt 3D French € 2000.00Confirmed
November 5th, 2019 3 Chicago, USA Modern C++: C++11 / C++14 / C++17 English $ 1700.00Confirmed
November 12th, 2019 3 Macclesfield, United Kingdom Modern OpenGL: Advanced Pipeline & Performance English € 2000.00Confirmed
November 20th, 2019 2 Toulouse, France Introduction à CMake French € 1500.00Confirmed
December 2nd, 2019 3 Berlin, Germany Advanced QML English € 1500.00Confirmed
December 10th, 2019 3 Macclesfield, United Kingdom Modern OpenGL: Advanced Rendering & Effects English € 2000.00Confirmed
Our trainings run from 9:00 to 16:00 (with a one hour window for discussion afterwards, if necessary) Check out our complete course schedule…

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