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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

GeneralRe: no Pin
Michael Bergman18-May-12 9:56
MemberMichael Bergman18-May-12 9:56 
GeneralGenerally, yes, but it isn't always necessary Pin
Gregory Gadow15-May-12 9:22
MemberGregory Gadow15-May-12 9:22 
GeneralShouldn't this be "Do you do sensible programming?" Pin
Eksith15-May-12 9:03
MemberEksith15-May-12 9:03 
GeneralKnow Thy Enemy Pin
W Balboos, GHB15-May-12 5:12
mveW Balboos, GHB15-May-12 5:12 
GeneralDebug.Assert Pin
Andy Missico15-May-12 3:41
MemberAndy Missico15-May-12 3:41 
GeneralRe: Debug.Assert Pin
Philippe Mori17-May-12 3:04
MemberPhilippe Mori17-May-12 3:04 
GeneralSane amount of Defensive Programming Pin
Jyothikarthik_N15-May-12 3:12
MemberJyothikarthik_N15-May-12 3:12 
GeneralRe: Sane amount of Defensive Programming Pin
Gregory Gadow15-May-12 9:22
MemberGregory Gadow15-May-12 9:22 
GeneralRe: Sane amount of Defensive Programming Pin
Vivi Chellappa18-May-12 20:22
professionalVivi Chellappa18-May-12 20:22 
GeneralSometimes Pin
HaBiX14-May-12 23:41
MemberHaBiX14-May-12 23:41 
GeneralWhat's defensive? Pin
RedSonja14-May-12 21:59
MemberRedSonja14-May-12 21:59 
Generaldefensive programming only for production code Pin
embix14-May-12 21:27
Memberembix14-May-12 21:27 
Generalwe do offensive programming (sounds better!) Pin
devvvy14-May-12 21:03
Memberdevvvy14-May-12 21:03 
GeneralRe: we do offensive programming (sounds better!) Pin
RedSonja14-May-12 21:52
MemberRedSonja14-May-12 21:52 
GeneralBuilt-in vs Ad hoc Pin
Peter N Roth14-May-12 14:12
MemberPeter N Roth14-May-12 14:12 
GeneralRe: Built-in vs Ad hoc Pin
Rob Grainger14-May-12 23:41
MemberRob Grainger14-May-12 23:41 
GeneralRe: Built-in vs Ad hoc Pin
Peter N Roth15-May-12 6:29
MemberPeter N Roth15-May-12 6:29 
GeneralMessage Removed Pin
15-May-12 8:02
professionalN_tro_P15-May-12 8:02 
Generalfensive Pin
TinyRamsamy14-May-12 12:13
MemberTinyRamsamy14-May-12 12:13 
GeneralDefensive Mostly Pin
JackDingler14-May-12 7:32
MemberJackDingler14-May-12 7:32 
GeneralDefensive vs. Protected Pin
SASS_Shooter14-May-12 7:13
MemberSASS_Shooter14-May-12 7:13 
GeneralI have no idea of what you speak Pin
CPallini14-May-12 6:39
mveCPallini14-May-12 6:39 
GeneralDefensive = secure Pin
ed welch14-May-12 6:22
Membered welch14-May-12 6:22 
GeneralDefensive, but not too defensive Pin
Nemanja Trifunovic14-May-12 4:43
MemberNemanja Trifunovic14-May-12 4:43 
GeneralNever developed a software with granted foreseeable usage... Pin
AlexCode14-May-12 2:50
professionalAlexCode14-May-12 2:50 

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