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Start1 by typing as much as code as you know will work.
Bad idea. Follow the basic software engineering steps
  • spec - obtain a spec
  • analysis - understand the problem/spec ... maybe prototype (this is where you throw stuff away)
  • design - pseudocode
  • implement - write it
  • test and verify - you can do this while implementing
  • maintain and update
Your way sounds like it would take twice as long as anyting else.

In reply to Re: My number 1 tip for developers. by Anonymous Monk
in thread My number 1 tip for developers. by BrowserUk

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