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Exceptional Ruby

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March 24th, 2011 9:30 AM

Bend, OR

Bend, OR

You know how to raise and rescue exceptions. But do you know how they work, and how to structure a robust error handling strategy for your app or library? Starting with an in-depth look at Ruby's failure handling mechanisms, we'll move on to talk about proven strategies for raising, handling, recording, and mitigating failures in Ruby.

Topics covered will include:

  • Different methods of indicating failure
  • Overriding Kernel#raise for fun and profit
  • The exception lifecycle in detail
  • Crash logging
  • The three exception safety guarantees
  • Exception safety testing
  • Avoiding error cascades
  • Structuring your exception classes
  • ...and much more!

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