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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



 
GeneralRe: Never developed a software with granted foreseeable usage... Pin
RedSonja14-May-12 21:51
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GeneralRe: Never developed a software with granted foreseeable usage... Pin
AlexCode14-May-12 21:58
professionalAlexCode14-May-12 21:58 
GeneralSaid yes to defensive programming but... Pin
PedroMC14-May-12 1:28
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GeneralNo choice Pin
RedSonja14-May-12 0:32
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GeneralRe: No choice Pin
MichP14-May-12 8:36
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GeneralRe: No choice Pin
RedSonja14-May-12 20:36
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GeneralWhen given the time PinPopular
chriselst13-May-12 23:53
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GeneralRe: When given the time Pin
Slacker00714-May-12 0:14
professionalSlacker00714-May-12 0:14 
Well said, Chris.

I could not have said it better.

The theory is there, but full application of said theory is impossible, IMHO.


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PedroMC14-May-12 1:36
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chriselst14-May-12 1:40
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PedroMC14-May-12 1:49
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GeneralRe: When given the time Pin
chriselst14-May-12 1:54
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GeneralRe: When given the time Pin
Fabio Franco14-May-12 10:15
professionalFabio Franco14-May-12 10:15 
GeneralWe have many defensive programmers. Pin
mojp13-May-12 23:16
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GeneralRe: We have many defensive programmers. Pin
jim lahey13-May-12 23:50
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GeneralYes, I do Pin
Prasad_Kulkarni13-May-12 22:42
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GeneralRe: Yes, I do Pin
AlexCode14-May-12 21:26
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Generalone of the principals of testing Pin
R. Erasmus13-May-12 22:36
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GeneralWTF defensive programming Pin
Ra-one13-May-12 21:31
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GeneralRe: WTF defensive programming Pin
OriginalGriff13-May-12 21:52
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GeneralRe: WTF defensive programming Pin
chriselst13-May-12 23:48
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JOAT-MON14-May-12 7:08
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GeneralRe: WTF defensive programming Pin
JackDingler14-May-12 7:20
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GeneralRe: WTF defensive programming Pin
Fabio Franco14-May-12 10:19
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Ra-one14-May-12 21:30
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