Exception handling can be a costly affair and should be used meticulously as it undoubtedly serves as an integral part of our applications and shouldn't be sidelined for any reason. The common problem in implementing an exception handling mechanism is the dependency on the library after we create a provider. This C# tutorial looks at the possibility of switching the providers easily.
Latest Error Handling Articles
Use custom exceptions to add information that will be more meaningful to your users when exceptions occur. And, you still can maintain all the information from the original exception.
Handling exceptions can sometimes be a little tricky. If you are not careful, your code may act on the wrong information. Learn how to bubble up exceptions while keeping the original exception information intact.
Be a good resource citizen by implementing IDisposable. You will be able to ensure that your objects have the opportunity to release all of their managed and unmanaged resources.
Take control of the lifetime of your objects. Release your object's resources on your schedule, not when the CLR determines they are no longer needed.
Learn about the techniques and guidelines you can use to make your application stable and less prone to errors, hande errors in a graceful manner, and avoid crashing.
Latest Developer VideosMore...
Latest CodeGuru Developer Columns
The Transactional File System (TxF), which allows access to an NTFS file system to be conducted in a transacted manner through extensions to the Windows SDK API. MFC 10, has been extended to support TxF and related technologies. This support allows existing MFC applications to be easily extended to support kernel transactions.
When is it appropriate to use a static construct? Learn about it here.
Even if you're a newbie, working with databases with VB.NET is a manageable task.
Arun Karthick introduces you to the state machine model and shows you how to create a simple working state machine sample using the .NET framework in the C# language.