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Do you do defensive programming?

Survey period: 14 May 2012 to 21 May 2012

"Defensive programming is ... intended to ensure the continuing function of a piece of software in spite of unforeseeable usage of said software". ie provide air-bags and ABS for your code. (suggested by the enigmatic V)

Yes, I use defensive programming always19316.67
I use defensive programming mostly51044.04
I use defensive programming rarely19817.10
No, I don't use defensive programming design595.09
I have no idea of what you speak.19817.10

GeneralRe: When given the time Pin
Fabio Franco14-May-12 10:15
professionalFabio Franco14-May-12 10:15 
GeneralWe have many defensive programmers. PinPopular
mojp13-May-12 23:16
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GeneralRe: We have many defensive programmers. Pin
jim lahey13-May-12 23:50
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GeneralYes, I do Pin
Prasad_Kulkarni13-May-12 22:42
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GeneralRe: Yes, I do Pin
AlexCode14-May-12 21:26
professionalAlexCode14-May-12 21:26 
Generalone of the principals of testing Pin
R. Erasmus13-May-12 22:36
MemberR. Erasmus13-May-12 22:36 
GeneralWTF defensive programming Pin
Ra-one13-May-12 21:31
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GeneralRe: WTF defensive programming Pin
OriginalGriff13-May-12 21:52
mveOriginalGriff13-May-12 21:52 
Why would you want to attack something when you don't have an idea what it is?
Ideological Purity is no substitute for being able to stick your thumb down a pipe to stop the water

GeneralRe: WTF defensive programming Pin
chriselst13-May-12 23:48
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JOAT-MON14-May-12 7:08
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JackDingler14-May-12 7:20
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Fabio Franco14-May-12 10:19
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Ra-one14-May-12 21:30
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JackDingler14-May-12 7:19
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GeneralFirst Pin
ycg16691113-May-12 21:26
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OriginalGriff13-May-12 21:52
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Old Nic13-May-12 23:36
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ycg16691114-May-12 0:22
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GeneralWell Pin
Prasad_Kulkarni13-May-12 20:31
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GeneralRe: Well Pin
codeBegin13-May-12 20:32
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OriginalGriff13-May-12 21:53
mveOriginalGriff13-May-12 21:53 
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Prasad_Kulkarni13-May-12 22:33
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GeneralRe: Well Pin
codeBegin13-May-12 23:02
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GeneralIsn't that an anti-pattern...? Pin
Sander Rossel13-May-12 19:36
professionalSander Rossel13-May-12 19:36 
GeneralRe: Isn't that an anti-pattern...? Pin
Reiss13-May-12 20:54
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