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Code Complete, Second Edition

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Chapter 17. Unusual Control Structures


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Several control constructs exist in a hazy twilight zone somewhere between being leading-edge and being discredited and disproved—often in both places at the same time! These constructs aren't available in all languages but can be useful when used with care in those languages that do offer them.

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