Clean code

Your code is not art

February 23rd, 2014

I've come across quite a few places where code is compared to art. Mainly it is because we (programmers) attribute aestetic properties to it. We find code "beautiful", "clean". Yet I think, while we might actualy see and experience this beauty, that does not make it art. Why not?

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The Clean Coder book review

February 2nd, 2014

This book describes the career-long insights of Robert C. Martin (Uncle Bob), on what it means to be a “professional programmer”. He digs into his own past to display it -warts and all- so that we may learn from it.

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The Pragmatic Programmer book review

October 7th, 2013

Rather than taking you on a journey with a beginning and an end, this book is a collection of wisdom and practical advice from the trenches. It describes, for many area's of software development and project management, best practices based on experience.

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A year with the cowboy hat

April 10th, 2013

Quite some time ago I read this article entitled "Cowboy coding and the pink sombrero". It's about editing code on the production server and how that's obviously a bad thing™

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