Pour obtenir une clé
d'essai remplissez le formulaire ci-dessous
Demandez des tariffs
Nouvelle licence
Renouvellement de licence
--Sélectionnez la devise--
USD
EUR
RUB
* En cliquant sur ce bouton, vous acceptez notre politique de confidentialité

Free PVS-Studio license for Microsoft MVP specialists
To get the licence for your open-source project, please fill out this form
** En cliquant sur ce bouton, vous acceptez notre politique de confidentialité.

I am interested to try it on the platforms:
** En cliquant sur ce bouton, vous acceptez notre politique de confidentialité.

Votre message a été envoyé.

Nous vous répondrons à


Si vous n'avez toujours pas reçu de réponse, vérifiez votre dossier
Spam/Junk et cliquez sur le bouton "Not Spam".
De cette façon, vous ne manquerez la réponse de notre équipe.

>
>
The World of Misprints and Copy-Paste

The World of Misprints and Copy-Paste

27 Jui 2013
Author:

Programmers make an incredibly large number of misprints, simple logical slip-ups and Copy-Paste caused mistakes. I invite you to taste them. Bon appétit!

0203_The_World_of_Misprints/image1.png

Programmers tend to believe that it's very complicated and tricky bugs they spend most of their time on, while they never make simple mistakes.

That's wrong, of course: they do, and these mistakes in total take much time and effort to fix. It's just that simple errors don't stick in your memory. You are more likely to remember an epic battle against a race condition that raged for a whole day. So, that's right: complicated errors may take much time to eliminate; but the point is that simple bugs in total may cause as much harm. This idea is discussed in detail in the article The second myth - expert developers do not make silly mistakes .

While checking various open-source projects with PVS-Studio, I add new bugs into our bug database. This time I've picked out those diagnostics that help to detect the following sorts of bugs: slip-ups, misprints and bugs caused by incorrectly used Copy-Paste. Behold and beware.

These are just a few of the silly mistakes programmers tend to make, yet these are the most representative ones. Enjoy your reading. The complete list of samples can be found here.

Comments (0)

Next comments
Unicorn with delicious cookie
Nous utilisons des cookies pour améliorer votre expérience de navigation. En savoir plus
Accepter