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Re: Any interesting philosophy of programming articles to recommend?

by grinder (Bishop)
on Aug 27, 2001 at 14:37 UTC ( #108088=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Any interesting philosophy of programming articles to recommend?

Tilly, here are a couple of links from my bookmarks. I haven't reread them in a long time, but I certainly enjoyed reading them at the time.

Oh, and philosophy... A Tirade Against the Cult of Performance bears a re-read. (Short, sharp and sweet).

update 2001/11/12 A very good paper concerning the issue of Loop Exits and Structured Programming, which sums up nicely the reasons why multiple return statements from a routine is A Good Thing.

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