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NewsInto the Void: Why void is a bad idea Pin
Terrence Dorsey14-Apr-13 10:54
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I've been doing this programming thing for a long time now (8 professional years), and during that time I have accumulated a lot opinions (some are right, some are probably wrong). In this phase of my career I am looking at what programming constructs can I use to make my life easier. One thing that sticks out to me as a sore point is the keyword void.... To state it simply, void is useful when I want to perform an action on an object and don't expect a result returned. In theory it sounds great, but if I don't expect a single result back, I am most likely going to want to inspect the object itself, or perform another action on the object.
To void or not to void... what do you think?
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