assert statements aren’t executed by default (they must be enabled with JVM flags) developers should never rely on their
execution the evaluation of any logic required for correct program function.
Noncompliant Code Example
assert myList.remove(myList.get(0)); // Noncompliant
boolean removed = myList.remove(myList.get(0));
- CERT, EXP06-J. - Expressions used in assertions must not produce side effects