So, I’m that guy. I’m the one who got booed (it was in good fun) at the CLA summit for proposing you leave automatic error handling enabled. Since then, I had a whopping 2% of the conference attendees come up and let me know they agreed with me. (OK, I’m rounding up to the nearest integer.)
I also had someone come up and ask me exactly what I meant, which was nice. I don’t feel I gave him a completely well-reasoned answer, however, which also gives me a chance to clarify exactly what I’m talking about for those that weren’t there.
The basis for my position comes from the book “Clean Code” by Robert C. Martin. It’s not a LabVIEW book (it actually talks mainly about Java), but it’s really just about programming in general. For those that haven’t read it, I strongly recommend you pick up a copy.Continue reading “It’s easy to be exceptional…”