The Ramblings of Two Microsoft .NET Developers, TFS, and Visual Studio ALM Guys --- "Yes, we are both named Ed."

Hillarious Error



So... I was working with a client's application the other day and I got one of the funniest errors I have ever seen in my life.  Gotta love it!

If you ever see this error (or similar) then you really need to think about maybe refactoring a little... Anybody care to guess the complexity of this method?

Error Message:  "No overload for method MethodName takes '125' arguments."

Cyclomatic Complexity:  121 (extremely bad)
Maintenance Complexity:  13,031 (very very bad)

[Stats care of the wonderful tool:  CodeRush]

Ed B.

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Thursday, October 12, 2006 2:36:09 PM (Pacific Daylight Time, UTC-07:00)
Can't imagine what application that could be! Though, if I recall, there was another _overloaded_ version of that same function with _more_ parameters, no? Good luck with that one! :)

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