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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Userform for getting data from data sheet into a table

I am making a userform that grabs data from a data sheet and puts it into a table: Grabs the data based on what the user wants (Brand -> Items for brand) Allows multiple items to be added Displays ...
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Express middleware to handle errors and send them to Raygun

I signed up for Raygun on Heroku and wrote a middleware in Express to handle the error, however, I am afraid this might block a request from coming through or executing all the way. This article is ...
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Snakes and Letters

This is the "Clean up the words" challenge from CodeEval: Challenge Given a list of words mixed with extra symbols. Write a program that will clean up the words from extra numbers and symbols....
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More error-checking

The purpose of this code is to check for errors in my code for a custom shell. In a previous answer, they say that my code didn't have error-checking. You need to check the result of every ...
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Throwing exceptions if there is not exactly one box retrieved

(Note: this is originally posted as this SO question ) I'm trying to refactor the error logging and exception throwing into a method. Original code: ...
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Spring MVC controller

My code has a nasty smell that looks like this: ...
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Throw exception in Spring when loading a file

I have this following piece of code: ...
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Php Ajax script to check server status of sites from db

I am writing a script for a client so hey can check the status of their servers. The script performs ajax requests to get the data as json then poulates the table with the returned json results. is ...
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Class: 2D Variant Array

Note: Yes. It's big. I'm not expecting commensurately long/detailed answers (though if anyone wants to write one, you'll definitely be receiving a substantial bounty). This class is going to be used ...
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TryRetry - Try, Catch, then Retry

I have created a class to try, catch and retry N times. My class also supports retrying asynchronously. I'm wondering if there are better ways to implement this. I'm most concerned with the ...
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Logging errors in google analytics

Apart from general JavaScript knowledge, this snippets requires someone who knows how to properly use Google Analytics API. To log errors on my site, I use this code: ...
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Reading files and displaying their content

I'm writing a program to read two files supplied as arguments in the command line, convert them from list to char[][], and display their contents to the user. I'm trying to practice exception-...
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Program to edit an address book stored as a JSON file

I was told to come here from Stack Overflow. I'm trying my hand at an address book and the goal is for it to have a bit more of error prevention, for instance for the key "phone" to have 10 digits, ...
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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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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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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 ...