Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Problems? Is your data what you think it is?
 
PerlMonks  

Comment on

( #3333=superdoc: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
Two things I've learned:

1. Write all code as if someone else is going to have to go through it without your assistance. I made the mistake of assuming no one would ever see the backend code to something I wrote. Completely wrong. It's no fun having someone actually laugh at you for routine or variable name choices-- even if you find out later that you're a better programmer than they are.

A consequent of this mindset is that you have the ability to go back into code later and expect that you don't have to dredge through frail memories of why you did what where.

2. Ego? I make enough completely stupid mistakes that I figure every bug is my fault, even after I've tested it upsidedown, backwards, and inside-out. It's actually a relief to run against some undocumented feature/failing of a language, module, or (most often in my case) database interface application.


In reply to (ichimunki) Ego Tricks by ichimunki
in thread Tricking Our Egos by dws

Title:
Use:  <p> text here (a paragraph) </p>
and:  <code> code here </code>
to format your post; it's "PerlMonks-approved HTML":



  • Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
  • Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
  • Please read these before you post! —
  • Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
    a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
  • Outside of code tags, you may need to use entities for some characters:
            For:     Use:
    & &amp;
    < &lt;
    > &gt;
    [ &#91;
    ] &#93;
  • Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
  • See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
  • Log In?
    Username:
    Password:

    What's my password?
    Create A New User
    Chatterbox?
    and the web crawler heard nothing...

    How do I use this? | Other CB clients
    Other Users?
    Others chilling in the Monastery: (8)
    As of 2014-07-28 21:56 GMT
    Sections?
    Information?
    Find Nodes?
    Leftovers?
      Voting Booth?

      My favorite superfluous repetitious redundant duplicative phrase is:









      Results (210 votes), past polls