Nullables Livestream #11: Database Depths

In this weekly livestream series, I pair up with Ted M. Young, aka jitterted, to look at Nullables and A-Frame Architecture as an alternative to Mocks, Spies, and Hexagonal Architecture. Each episode combines a healthy dose of architecture and design discussion with hands-on coding.

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With the basics of our database adapter working, we turn to the real work: error handling. We look at problems such as missing database rows, invalid data types, and incorrect serialization. This prompts lots of conversations about design, including an interesting solution to the tradeoff of unchecked vs. checked exceptions in Java. By the end of the stream, we’ve taken care of all our edge cases.

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