Exception Throwing

I don't do a lot of exception handling. I write code that avoids it as best as it can. The edges of my systems are out of my control. The edges of my system do throw exceptions.

If I can't do the correct thing for the exception, I bubble the exception up and it's gonna take down my app.
Or... more likely, I have a handler at the top to deal with it gracefully. If I can't fix it at the point the exception is coming in, I probably can't fix it anywhere so I should just let things explode.

How to re-throw. Well... you can use throw. Sure.

At Seattle Code Camp (2018 or 2019 since those are the only years I attended) I saw a presentation that talked in depth about exception handling.
I'm pretty sure it was Ted Neward that gave the talk.. I'm giving him credit for it anyway. :)

The presentation got me thinking very deeply about exceptions and their behavior. I played with exception behaviors for many hours after the talk. The one thing I recall from the talk is the best way to preserve stack information when rethrowing an exception

ExceptionDispatchInfo.Capture(ex).Throw();

You might need to add a throw after it for the compiler to be happy.

I don't have a lot to say about it. This is so I can find the STUPID LINE OF CODE AGAIN!!!

Everytime I need it, I spend hours digging through code and searching online.

Now it's in my blog and I should be able to find it again.

Keywords I use to search for this on the last round that might help the googles pick this up for the next time I search. Almost like SEO, but more like I DON'T CARE JUST GIVE ME MY BLOG POST

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Thanks for dealing with my find it later post.

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