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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

AnswerWhat? Pin
Eddy Vluggen20-May-12 5:56
memberEddy Vluggen20-May-12 5:56 
GeneralRarely, only if it makes my code crash faster Pin
Nicolas Dorier18-May-12 13:06
memberNicolas Dorier18-May-12 13:06 
GeneralI do offensive programming Pin
Xiangyang Liu 刘向阳16-May-12 9:22
memberXiangyang Liu 刘向阳16-May-12 9:22 
GeneralOh you mean future proofing Pin
Mycroft Holmes15-May-12 22:38
memberMycroft Holmes15-May-12 22:38 
Generalno Pin
Michael Bergman15-May-12 14:29
memberMichael Bergman15-May-12 14:29 
GeneralRe: no Pin
Pete O'Hanlon17-May-12 2:42
protectorPete O'Hanlon17-May-12 2:42 
GeneralRe: no Pin
Michael Bergman18-May-12 10:56
memberMichael Bergman18-May-12 10:56 
GeneralGenerally, yes, but it isn't always necessary Pin
Gregory.Gadow15-May-12 10:22
memberGregory.Gadow15-May-12 10:22 
GeneralShouldn't this be "Do you do sensible programming?" Pin
Eksith15-May-12 10:03
memberEksith15-May-12 10:03 
GeneralKnow Thy Enemy Pin
W∴ Balboos15-May-12 6:12
memberW∴ Balboos15-May-12 6:12 
GeneralDebug.Assert Pin
Andy Missico15-May-12 4:41
memberAndy Missico15-May-12 4:41 
GeneralRe: Debug.Assert Pin
Philippe Mori17-May-12 4:04
memberPhilippe Mori17-May-12 4:04 
GeneralSane amount of Defensive Programming Pin
Jyothikarthik_N15-May-12 4:12
memberJyothikarthik_N15-May-12 4:12 
GeneralRe: Sane amount of Defensive Programming Pin
Gregory.Gadow15-May-12 10:22
memberGregory.Gadow15-May-12 10:22 
GeneralRe: Sane amount of Defensive Programming Pin
Vivic18-May-12 21:22
memberVivic18-May-12 21:22 
GeneralSometimes Pin
HaBiX15-May-12 0:41
memberHaBiX15-May-12 0:41 
GeneralWhat's defensive? Pin
RedSonja14-May-12 22:59
memberRedSonja14-May-12 22:59 
Generaldefensive programming only for production code Pin
embix14-May-12 22:27
memberembix14-May-12 22:27 
Generalwe do offensive programming (sounds better!) Pin
devvvy14-May-12 22:03
memberdevvvy14-May-12 22:03 
GeneralRe: we do offensive programming (sounds better!) Pin
RedSonja14-May-12 22:52
memberRedSonja14-May-12 22:52 
GeneralBuilt-in vs Ad hoc Pin
Peter N Roth14-May-12 15:12
memberPeter N Roth14-May-12 15:12 
GeneralRe: Built-in vs Ad hoc Pin
Rob Grainger15-May-12 0:41
memberRob Grainger15-May-12 0:41 
GeneralRe: Built-in vs Ad hoc Pin
Peter N Roth15-May-12 7:29
memberPeter N Roth15-May-12 7:29 
GeneralMessage Removed Pin
15-May-12 9:02
memberCollin Jasnoch15-May-12 9:02 
Generalfensive Pin
TinyRamsamy14-May-12 13:13
memberTinyRamsamy14-May-12 13:13 

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