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Comment Re:Lies? (Score 1) 535

The idea is you have logging that tells you what happened. If necessary that will include a stack trace that indicates exactly where the error occurred. I think some IDEs can highlight the statements that could trigger the caught exception. Do you often find yourself looking at a catch block and needing to know what throws to it? If so, why? If not, then it isn't a problem.

Comment Production server (Score 4, Informative) 234

Under no circumstances — ever, at all — should a developer have access to a production server.

I'm one of two developers on a five person team. The other people are: CEO/sales, marketing/customer support, and QA. If I didn't manage the production server, there would be no releases. Perhaps this would be more accurate:

Under no circumstances — that I've personally experienced — should a developer have access to a production server.

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