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Which of the following issues are best handled using Exceptions?

Survey period: 9 Feb 2015 to 16 Feb 2015

Exception handling provides a way to deal with any unexpected or exceptional situations. Define "unexpected".

OptionVotes% 
My bad code (null reference, divide by zero, index out of range etc)53645.85
Errors due to failed network connection70260.05
External Resource (eg webservice) not found or available66556.89
Backend server fails (eg internal database or cache server goes down)70560.31
Local resource access fails (eg can't open a file)63254.06
Timeout (database, file access, network connection)65556.03
Invalid parameter values36731.39
Invalid data supplied by the user30225.83
Respondents were allowed to choose more than one answer; totals may not add up to 100%



 
GeneralWell... Pin
#realJSOP13-Feb-15 5:22
mva#realJSOP13-Feb-15 5:22 
GeneralRe: Well... Pin
H.Brydon13-Feb-15 13:09
professionalH.Brydon13-Feb-15 13:09 
GeneralIt depends on the used language Pin
Daniel Lieberwirth (BrainInBlack)13-Feb-15 1:49
professionalDaniel Lieberwirth (BrainInBlack)13-Feb-15 1:49 
GeneralOnly unpredictable errors Pin
Węgierski.A12-Feb-15 4:14
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GeneralCListCtrl Pin
"mega"-in-a-fresh-shave!11-Feb-15 13:33
professional"mega"-in-a-fresh-shave!11-Feb-15 13:33 
GeneralExceptions are NOT control flow logic... Pin
kdmote11-Feb-15 10:07
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GeneralMessage Removed Pin
11-Feb-15 4:45
professionalN_tro_P11-Feb-15 4:45 
GeneralRe: Quite the variance Pin
H.Brydon13-Feb-15 13:05
professionalH.Brydon13-Feb-15 13:05 
GeneralMessage Removed Pin
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professionalN_tro_P17-Feb-15 7:50 
AnswerNo entry for 'none of the above' Pin
H.Brydon10-Feb-15 12:43
professionalH.Brydon10-Feb-15 12:43 
GeneralRe: No entry for 'none of the above' Pin
PIEBALDconsult12-Feb-15 9:58
professionalPIEBALDconsult12-Feb-15 9:58 
GeneralInvalid... Pin
Nelek10-Feb-15 10:06
protectorNelek10-Feb-15 10:06 
GeneralNone of the list qualifies as exceptions Pin
Cristian Amarie9-Feb-15 23:40
MemberCristian Amarie9-Feb-15 23:40 
GeneralRe: None of the list qualifies as exceptions Pin
Ștefan-Mihai MOGA10-Feb-15 0:10
professionalȘtefan-Mihai MOGA10-Feb-15 0:10 
I agree!
GeneralRe: None of the list qualifies as exceptions Pin
Daniel Pfeffer10-Feb-15 2:45
professionalDaniel Pfeffer10-Feb-15 2:45 
GeneralRe: None of the list qualifies as exceptions Pin
Cristian Amarie10-Feb-15 3:14
MemberCristian Amarie10-Feb-15 3:14 
GeneralRe: None of the list qualifies as exceptions Pin
VadimAlk10-Feb-15 15:54
MemberVadimAlk10-Feb-15 15:54 
GeneralRe: None of the list qualifies as exceptions Pin
Cristian Amarie10-Feb-15 18:29
MemberCristian Amarie10-Feb-15 18:29 
GeneralRe: None of the list qualifies as exceptions Pin
VadimAlk12-Feb-15 12:37
MemberVadimAlk12-Feb-15 12:37 
GeneralExceptions should only used when low-level code has no reasonable way to handle the error Pin
Daniel Pfeffer9-Feb-15 22:14
professionalDaniel Pfeffer9-Feb-15 22:14 
GeneralRe: Exceptions should only used when low-level code has no reasonable way to handle the error Pin
Cristian Amarie9-Feb-15 23:42
MemberCristian Amarie9-Feb-15 23:42 
GeneralRe: Exceptions should only used when low-level code has no reasonable way to handle the error Pin
Daniel Pfeffer10-Feb-15 2:35
professionalDaniel Pfeffer10-Feb-15 2:35 
GeneralRe: Exceptions should only used when low-level code has no reasonable way to handle the error Pin
Cristian Amarie10-Feb-15 3:17
MemberCristian Amarie10-Feb-15 3:17 
GeneralRe: Exceptions should only used when low-level code has no reasonable way to handle the error Pin
Daniel Pfeffer10-Feb-15 20:46
professionalDaniel Pfeffer10-Feb-15 20:46 
GeneralAll of the above Pin
Ainy Mughal9-Feb-15 20:49
MemberAiny Mughal9-Feb-15 20:49 

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