in reply to Random thoughts on programming
- Use a thought-processor before a text processor/editor (my
preferred thought-processor is a rotring 600 pencil and a pad of
- Document your data and design, not the code.
- If you are planning to throw one away, throw away that plan.
- Be sure your tests cover what the code is supposed to do, not
merely what it does do (writing the tests first, ala XP, is helpful
- Step away from the code ... regularly!