What are the types of errors in computer programming and how they can be located?
Three types of errors
There are basically three types of errors that you must contend with when writing computer programs:
Generally speaking, the errors become more difficult to find and fix as you move down the above list.
In effect, syntax errors represent grammar errors in the use of the programming language. Common examples are:
Runtime errors occur when a program with no syntax errors asks the computer to do something that the computer is unable to reliably do. Common examples are:
There is no way for the compiler to know about these kinds of errors when the program is compiled.
Logic errors occur when there is a design flaw in your program. Common examples are:
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