This is just to thank everyone who contributed to this thread, from which I have learnt a lot. Thanks, danke, grazie, merci, gracias. And also to draw attention to Ovid
's excellent node
which covers a lot of similar ground in a systematic way. And also to link this thread
which was another source of helpful advice on planning. Thanks again.
Update: camelman's thread on Style & subroutine organization is also pretty instructive.
Another update: here are a couple more threads that cover similar ground to camelman's. This one deals with tensions between different over-arching principals of programming, and this one talks about when to break code into subroutines - tilly's contribution being, to nobody's surprise, a bit of hightlight.
§ George Sherston
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:
Outside of code tags, you may need to use entities for some characters:
- 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
Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
| & || & |
| < || < |
| > || > |
| [ || [ |
| ] || ] ||