Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
XP is just a number
 
PerlMonks  

Re: How do you code?

by exussum0 (Vicar)
on Jan 13, 2008 at 05:05 UTC ( #662157=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to How do you code?

I'm a stickler for clarity on what's being done - so horrid variable names, weird layout of methods and functions tick me off. When the juice isn't lose, I wind up writing code somewhat resembling what I want, and then cold stopping. I don't try and pretty it up in hopes I got it right, like Tetris. I just stop. I sleep on it until I figure it out.

Then I solve the problem.

When the juice is all over the place, I write unit tests against interfaces to a degree, write some skeletal code and then fill it up. It helps me understand how things are laid out.

I try not to be to split across projects. Once I pass two, I start to get confused, or worse, neglectful.


Comment on Re: How do you code?

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://662157]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others drinking their drinks and smoking their pipes about the Monastery: (8)
As of 2014-09-22 19:54 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?

    How do you remember the number of days in each month?











    Results (198 votes), past polls