In this article, I want to share the 5 basic pillars I believe a successful programming course should build upon.
Ignoring Exceptions in Java
In this article, I show how to ignore checked exceptions in Java. I will cover the rationale, common patterns and list some libraries created for this use case.
Useless Error Messages
I want to make the case that good design makes exceptions the exception — something so wrong that the user can not do anything about it. In most cases, the best approach will be to show the user a single, generic message when exceptions occur.
Remove Null Checks and Default Values
In this article I show how well-meant null checks and default values can cause serious bugs.