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Discussion on: 1 small tip to improve your code readability

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G.L Solaria

If the API code simply does nothing when a user of the API does not satisfy preconditions, how can the API user figure out they are not using it correctly? Wouldn't an exception be more appropriate?

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Winston Puckett

Totally, but all too often I see things like,
If (acceptable)
// Lots of code
Throw exception

Vs what the article talks about of

If (!acceptable)
Throw exception