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J. MereloRaku Recipeshttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-6258-0_8

8. Dealing with Errors

J. J. Merelo1 
Granada, Granada, Spain

Errors get a bad rep just because they make it look like something is wrong, and it’s your fault. It shouldn’t be that way. Errors are normally misunderstandings between the application and whoever is interacting with it—the programmer or the final user. It’s then our responsibility to determine what the misunderstanding is, and up to a point, figure out what the application was expecting. Designing errors (we will call them errors, for the sake of brevity, when we mean misunderstandings) and the messages they deliver is a big part of getting an application or module just right. In this chapter, we focus ...

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