Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Think about Loose Coupling

comment on

( #3333=superdoc: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
I have posted enough code to this site, feel free to grab some and criticize.

When I have examined my code in the past I find that my average function is about 10 lines. At a guess about 1/3 of those functions are public for whatever package they are in. Public functions get a comment. Function names are descriptive. Most variables are private to a function.

If I cannot find a descriptive name for a 10 line function that gives you some idea why that function exists, that indicates a problem in how I am breaking the problem up.

As with any personal style, it takes getting used to. And no, I don't always do a particulalry good job of it. But I don't think that modularizing less and commenting more would be an improvement.

In reply to Re (tilly) 3: What you want and perl advocacy gone way wrong by tilly
in thread module info by ivory

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!
  • Titles consisting of a single word are discouraged, and in most cases are disallowed outright.
  • 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
  • You may need to use entities for some characters, as follows. (Exception: Within code tags, you can put the characters literally.)
            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?

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

    How do I use this? | Other CB clients
    Other Users?
    Others surveying the Monastery: (5)
    As of 2019-10-19 04:19 GMT
    Find Nodes?
      Voting Booth?