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Re: On bad habits

by samtregar (Abbot)
on Jun 21, 2005 at 17:26 UTC ( #468763=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to On bad habits

I jump to invent my own solution even when adapting an existing one is a better choice. I'd rather write new code than patch old code and that preference sometimes gets in the way of finding the simplest thing that will work.

I don't do as much test-driven development as I should. I almost always write tests but sometimes I write them after the code is mostly working.


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Re^2: On bad habits
by friedo (Prior) on Jun 21, 2005 at 19:19 UTC
    My bad habit is never getting in the habit of writing tests at all. :)
      Oh, I think you'll be breaking that one real soon.

      (Aside to the audience - friedo just took a job working with me at Plus Three).


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