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
Become more proficient on the usage of statements to control the flow of execution through a C++/CLI application.
Discover (Rediscover?) an image-manipulating tool that's been around for ages, but is especially suited to working within the .NET framework.
The concepts of boxing and unboxing data might be second nature for many, but for newbies it's worth covering. And, the "old hands" may learn something new, as well.
Most developers face a grueling challenge to please their end users. We asked their top challenge is. With over 3,000 responses, the results are now available!