80 Tips for Writing Better Code from Real Developers
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The top three tips from developers include:
- Talk About It – Whether it’s writing internal documentation, user documentation, discussing things with another developer or just talking to a rubber duck, forcing the concepts into sentences can really help you think about them.
- Be Nice to “Future You” – If in six months, you open up the code and can’t figure out what’s going on right away, you have done something wrong. Don’t screw over “future you” by trying to be cute, taking shortcuts or rushing.
- Smart Optimization – Optimized code is a one-way street. Usually, there is no going back or extending the code. Readability, maintainability and reliability should get truly optimized.
In addition to 80 useful tips, the eBook covers selecting the right tools; understanding the role of testing; writing maintainable and sustainable code; learning, education and career development and more.
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