Common Mistakes To Avoid

Understand the common mistakes and errors in order to avoid them.

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❌ Common pitfalls

The following common mistakes should be avoided:

  • Forgetting to update the value of the loop control variable in a while loop and ending up with an infinite loop

  • Getting the start and end conditions wrong in case of a for loop

  • Forgetting to initialize the loop-control variable used in a loop

  • Jumping out of a loop too early by using one or more return statements inside of the loop (when not needed)

  • Exceeding the length while traversing a string

  • Using i++ instead of i-- during a decrementing approach

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