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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



 
GeneralGenerally, yes, but it isn't always necessary Pin
Gregory Gadow15-May-12 10:22
Gregory Gadow15-May-12 10:22 
GeneralShouldn't this be "Do you do sensible programming?" Pin
Eksith15-May-12 10:03
Eksith15-May-12 10:03 
GeneralKnow Thy Enemy Pin
W Balboos, GHB15-May-12 6:12
mveW Balboos, GHB15-May-12 6:12 
GeneralDebug.Assert Pin
Andy Missico15-May-12 4:41
Andy Missico15-May-12 4:41 
GeneralRe: Debug.Assert Pin
Philippe Mori17-May-12 4:04
Philippe Mori17-May-12 4:04 
GeneralSane amount of Defensive Programming Pin
Jyothikarthik_N15-May-12 4:12
Jyothikarthik_N15-May-12 4:12 
GeneralRe: Sane amount of Defensive Programming Pin
Gregory Gadow15-May-12 10:22
Gregory Gadow15-May-12 10:22 
GeneralRe: Sane amount of Defensive Programming Pin
Vivi Chellappa18-May-12 21:22
professionalVivi Chellappa18-May-12 21:22 
GeneralSometimes Pin
HaBiX15-May-12 0:41
HaBiX15-May-12 0:41 
GeneralWhat's defensive? Pin
RedSonja14-May-12 22:59
RedSonja14-May-12 22:59 
Generaldefensive programming only for production code Pin
embix14-May-12 22:27
embix14-May-12 22:27 
Generalwe do offensive programming (sounds better!) PinPopular
devvvy14-May-12 22:03
devvvy14-May-12 22:03 
GeneralRe: we do offensive programming (sounds better!) Pin
RedSonja14-May-12 22:52
RedSonja14-May-12 22:52 
GeneralBuilt-in vs Ad hoc Pin
Peter N Roth14-May-12 15:12
Peter N Roth14-May-12 15:12 
GeneralRe: Built-in vs Ad hoc Pin
Rob Grainger15-May-12 0:41
Rob Grainger15-May-12 0:41 
GeneralRe: Built-in vs Ad hoc Pin
Peter N Roth15-May-12 7:29
Peter N Roth15-May-12 7:29 
GeneralMessage Removed Pin
15-May-12 9:02
professionalN_tro_P15-May-12 9:02 
Generalfensive Pin
TinyRamsamy14-May-12 13:13
TinyRamsamy14-May-12 13:13 
GeneralDefensive Mostly Pin
JackDingler14-May-12 8:32
JackDingler14-May-12 8:32 
GeneralDefensive vs. Protected Pin
SASS_Shooter14-May-12 8:13
SASS_Shooter14-May-12 8:13 
GeneralI have no idea of what you speak Pin
CPallini14-May-12 7:39
mveCPallini14-May-12 7:39 
GeneralDefensive = secure Pin
ed welch14-May-12 7:22
ed welch14-May-12 7:22 
GeneralDefensive, but not too defensive Pin
Nemanja Trifunovic14-May-12 5:43
Nemanja Trifunovic14-May-12 5:43 
GeneralNever developed a software with granted foreseeable usage... Pin
AlexCode14-May-12 3:50
professionalAlexCode14-May-12 3:50 
GeneralRe: Never developed a software with granted foreseeable usage... Pin
RedSonja14-May-12 21:51
RedSonja14-May-12 21:51 

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