The various techniques used for maintaining stable program state in circumstances that, if not taken care of ("handled"), could cause serious issues, including logical bugs and abrupt execution termination.

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WebAPI Handling fire and forget exceptions

This is a fire and forget task from within an existing WebAPI service. The code below simply sends a log event (might be that a client has connected to the service to perform some task) to another ...
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Validation of uploading images and adding records to the database

I am doing a php project with the codeigniter framework. In my controller, I have a function that does the following. Uploads an image to the server Add a row to the database. The data would be ...
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Implementation of API to create a company account in a database

I'm working on an API that has a lot of controller functions like this: ...
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Varnish - HttpClient Exception Handling

I'm consuming some messages from a rabbit queue. Within the consumer/processor I need to invalidate a varnish cache and requeue the message if the purge failed. I'm using a local purge proxy. The ...
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Python exception handling class - Getting as much details printed

I'm trying to write a Exception Handling class in Python so that I can re-use. If you have any ideas on how I can improve this to output more detailed information I would appreciate it: ...
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Error in XCode: Reference to overloaded function could not be referenced. [on hold]

I am trying to write a program that will compute the average and sort a certain number of grades a user inputs. I am working with dynamic array allocation. I feel confident in my code, but Xcode is ...
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End of day receipt emailing process

The following functions/routines are an automation of an end of day receipt emailing process that formerly would take up to an hour, but now takes less than a minute. Things to note: I changed the ...
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Unit Testing Against Exceptions

I am writing a Swift library. I'm writing unit tests for that library. I am afraid that some of the code that I am testing will possibly throw exceptions. In Swift, we can handle errors, but we can ...
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Context manager for SMTP connections

My code right now look like this ...
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Renaming image files based on OCR words

I wanted to rename a large batch of image files, based on a best-guess attempt to OCR words from the file. These are all logos, which generally bear a the name of an organization. The code presumes ...
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Uploading multiple files using a class

Below I have implemented a class that will validate and upload files based on the specified rules. ...
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Transferring data from one file stream to another

I am currently reading Clean Code and for fun and profit, I intended to refactor some of the Java Tutorials and since I wanted to improve my Exception handling, the Byte Stream one with its lots of ...
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Optimize the CSV Upload function in Ruby On Rails

The code is working fine however, I would like to fix code after unless and can I store thread ID in the database too? Is there a way to improve performance? ...
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Count rows of a table

I am trying to count the rows of two tables generated by SQL connections in Excel VBA. My plan was to use ListObject.DataBodyRange.Rows.Count however, this errors ...
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Handling errors in a PHP class to submit two forms [closed]

I am trying to handle errors in a class written in PHP and using curl. This class uses 3 functions (init, ...
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The Same Behavior for Boolean and Exception

The following code uses a boolean preference active: In the active state, it does an operation which could throw an exception. On this exception, it does fall back ...
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Easy error handling

I've started using the following Error configuration for some simple libraries I've been working on: ...
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Validating username, password, and email in PHP

Let's pretend the following: ...
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Simplified error handling when reading from stdin and parsing to a type

I've recently started learning Rust, and I've managed to whip up this function, which reads and parses a thing from stdin. I don't like it though, and I feel it ...
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Class for Value + Error Code

This is a class similar to std::pair and std::tuple inspired by Alexandresku's ...
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Pushing data to an analytics API

This is code that handles pushing data to an analytics API, and IMO it feels too much like Java. logActivity is a method that uses ...
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Using a Boolean method that never returns “false” to check user permissions

I need to check that a user is allowed to save/retrieve contacts to/from the database by calling a web service, and return an HTTP403 with an explanation if it is not the case. So for the sake of ...
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Disposing of an SQL dataset

I am getting a compiler warning when running my code analysis. It is CA2202. It is saying that I have not properly disposed my dataset through all exception paths. Here is the code: ...
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Copying file dependencies

I have written the following code, and it works great, but I'm not satisfied. I really love the book "Clean Code" by Uncle Bob and I try to apply all his principles when coding, but I'm having a tough ...
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Handling errors with minimal repetition when using Find function

I have a function that essentially searches out a value in a table by looking through the column headers and row headers to locate a data point. The function takes the sheet name, the column header ...
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Print Trace Debugger

Notice: The original library has since been replaced by: https://github.com/JohnReedLOL/scala-trace-debug See my Scala print trace debugger. This project is used for lightweight debugging sort of ...
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Asynchronous lookup over HTTP and checking the status

For some reason declaring ApiResult before checking if the answer is in a correct status doesn't look good. I wonder if there is any better way to check the status ...
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Instantiating different kinds of error records for a database operation

I've written code to be called from Powershell like so: Rename-DatabaseUser -Name 'someuser' -NewName 'somenewuser' I'm wondering if there's another way I can ...
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Validating user credentials and logging into a Symfony site

I have the following code in a Symfony site that validates a user's credentials and logs them in via the Session class: ...
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Retrieving access token from SharedPreference

Here is code that retrieves an access token from SharedPreference. ...
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Application that processes XML based on configuration

I used CodeClimate to evaluate my code and marked that the following piece of code appeared twice in my source: ...
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RSS to JSON for insertion into MongoDB

In my code, there is a chain of functions call where the deepest function may throw an exception. I catch and handle it according to the business logic. The problem is that all other functions in the ...
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AggregateException handling

How do you handle AggregateException? It is really useful in many TPL or business scenarios, but handling is a real pain. I defined the following three extensions ...
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'Retry' mechanism with callback

We've had a situation whereby we have to cater for certain exceptions and retry a particular method whenever these exceptions occur. This is required in various parts of the system. In addition, we ...
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Javascript Either

I wrote this up out of necessity, then realized that I actually needed to write it in PHP. Just so I didn't waste the last hour, I'd like a review of it. My concerns: This is my first time using the ...
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Code to analyse text get stuck if too much data

I've made the following VBA script to analyse text recurrence in a huge batch of descriptions. For a small part of the batch the code run smoothly, but when I include everything it tends to loose ...
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Keeping error details out of responses (Restify)

I'd like to make sure error details are never sent out in responses from my restify-powered API. The best way to achieve that seemed to be via wrapping server.formatters in another function which ...
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Python exception handler to recommend package

Consider this python 3 snippet, where when an import exception is raised, a string 'e' is created that says: "No module named ' packageName'". The goal is to simply say on exit, that the import error ...
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BMP file writer

In my current project I'm writing a C function to write a BMP-File. Internally, the function is split up into three parts: write header, write info header, write data. In some of these functions I do ...
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Linq-to-Sage: CRUD Operations

Following-up on my Linq-to-Sage implementation, I ended up implementing all CRUD operations, following the Sage 300 view protocols. So, the entities derive from classes that look like this: ...
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Ingest data from an RDBMS to Hadoop Hive database using Sqoop

Context: The below code will run a series of steps in an ETL workflow. I would like the code to be reviewed to avoid memory bottlenecks and null pointer exceptions etc. UseCase: Ingest the data from ...
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PHP class's errors in different languages

I have a data validation class, which I would like to return errors in many languages. I'm not writing the whole class, just the needed parts as my question only refers to that. ...
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Fetching and parsing HTML from a URL [closed]

I get a page with urllib2, then parse it with lxml. There are generally two things that can go wrong: a ...
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Recording a customer's shopping cart as an order 2.0

Some days ago, I put up a question here for review about the best way to handle JDBC transactions in the context of an e-commerce Java web application. After a kind suggestion from user @gardenhead, ...
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Many nested session verification conditions

Can someone give me advice on cleaning this code? It's more messy then I expected. I got like 10-15 more ifs to be added. I've thought of adding the error messsages in methods and then just check if ...
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Improved NullGuard v4 that supports property chains, methods and ignores value types

While working on my simple NullGuard recently I quickly came to the conclusion that this is not enough so I build a more advanced null checking. Once again I ...
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Loading a database table using a promise chain

I am creating a util module that I'm using to communicate with a MS-SQL database. I want each public method to return a promise. I started with a private function that executes a DB query and returns ...
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Recording a customer's shopping cart as an order

I have come up with the following method to post a transaction to a database, in the context of an e-commerce Java web application. The transaction consists in submitting a new order alongside its ...
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Error Handling for XML parser

I have the following Ruby code, which parses an XML document sax style (it's a very simplified version): ...