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The Weird and The Wonderful forum is a place to post Coding Horrors, Worst Practices, and the occasional flash of brilliance.

We all come across code that simply boggles the mind. Lazy kludges, embarrasing mistakes, horrid workarounds and developers just not quite getting it. And then somedays we come across - or write - the truly sublime.

Post your Best, your worst, and your most interesting. But please - no programming questions . This forum is purely for amusement and discussions on code snippets. All actual programming questions will be removed.

 
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GeneralWhat is null equal to? Pinmembersloosecannon25-Aug-14 6:59 
GeneralRe: What is null equal to? PinmemberPIEBALDconsult25-Aug-14 7:27 
GeneralRe: What is null equal to? Pinmembermark merrens25-Aug-14 7:56 
AnswerRe: What is null equal to? [modified] PinprofessionalAfzaal Ahmad Zeeshan25-Aug-14 7:59 
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GeneralRe: What is null equal to? PinmemberRob Grainger29-Sep-14 0:20 
GeneralRe: What is null equal to? PinprofessionalPaulo Zemek25-Aug-14 9:49 
The problem is not the result of "null", the problem is the value.equals(null).
The first part of the if is right (value == null). The second is wrong and it would actually never execute when the value is null (and when it does execute, value will not be null, avoiding an exception).
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GeneralAndroid gravity constants PinprofessionalIndivara18-Aug-14 23:04 
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GeneralThe lasting effects of the Unix epoch PinmemberPIEBALDconsult10-Aug-14 13:32 
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GeneralThe Magician's String, what you see is not what you get. [modified] PinprofessionalNicolas Dorier10-Aug-14 11:34 
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