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Be a Lazy Programmer

I love reading the book Code Complete, by Steve McConnell. The following comes from it. … Laziness manifests itself in several ways: – deferring an unpleasant task – doing an unpleasant task quickly to get it out of the way – writing a tool to do the unpleasant task so that you never have to […]

Be a curious programmer

I love reading the book Code Complete, by Steve McConnell. The following comes from it, in its chapter where he discussed Curiosity. Once you admit that your brain is too small to understand most programs and you realize that effective programming is a search for ways to offset that fact, you begin a career-long search […]