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Assert Yourself

2018-11-09 15:59:21.566793+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

Assert yourself - some notes on programming defensively and hiding bugs. Some good stuff to think about, especially as we're moving into a world of high failure probablistic systems (eg: distributed and networked)

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#Comment Re: Assert Yourself made: 2018-11-10 00:13:08.217141+00 by: TheSHAD0W

Programming offensively would be even better... Rather than:

if (info == None)


instead, do:

assert info != None

This will rapidly tell you where your code went wrong.

#Comment Re: Assert Yourself made: 2018-11-11 02:19:53.152296+00 by: TheSHAD0W

... And I didn't even realize I'd literally done what the title of the article instructed...

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