There are far too many people who (attempt to) perform programming as a income activity who aren't really programmers. If you can't program careful enough to not need a debugger, then either slow down your rate of coding, or pick a different profession. Please.
This is, of course, true. There aren't enough real programmers around to cover all the programming jobs. And as the demand for IT staff increases the problem will only get worse.
I was contemplating starting to run Perl courses in the
UK, but perhaps I should just run programming courses
... or perhaps "programming" isn't something that can
"Perl makes the fun jobs fun
and the boring jobs bearable" - me