Examining programmer practices for locally handling exceptions
MSR, pp. 484-487, 2016.
Many have argued that the current try/catch mechanism for handling exceptions in Java is flawed. A major complaint is that programmers often write minimal and low quality handlers. We used the Boa tool to examine a large number of Java projects on GitHub to provide empirical evidence about how programmers currently deal with exceptions. W...More
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