In pursuit of code quality, Defensive programming with AOP

OVal takes the legwork out of writing repetitive conditionals

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Andrew Glover

Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: January 30, 2007

While defensive programming effectively guarantees the condition of a method's input, it becomes repetitive if it is pervasive across a series of methods. This month, Andrew Glover shows you an easier way to add reusable validation constraints to your code using the power of AOP, design by contract, and a handy library called OVal.

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