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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)

OptionVotes% 
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
chriselst14-May-12 1:40
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GeneralRe: When given the time Pin
PedroMC14-May-12 1:49
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chriselst14-May-12 1:54
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Fabio Franco14-May-12 10:15
professionalFabio Franco14-May-12 10:15 
GeneralWe have many defensive programmers. Pin
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 
Apart of Unit Testing, everything on your list is mere maintenance best practices.
Comments and naming conventions won't do any good to your software upon an unexpected input or if it needs to scale.
Generalone of the principals of testing Pin
R. Erasmus13-May-12 22:36
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GeneralWTF defensive programming Pin
Ra-one13-May-12 21:31
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GeneralRe: WTF defensive programming Pin
OriginalGriff13-May-12 21:52
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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
professionalFabio Franco14-May-12 10:19 
GeneralRe: WTF defensive programming Pin
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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codeBegin13-May-12 20:32
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OriginalGriff13-May-12 21:53
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Prasad_Kulkarni13-May-12 22:33
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