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Sep
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comment What should every programmer know about programming?
i think this is the source of the old saying '90% of the work takes 90% of the time. the last 10% takes the other 90% of the time'
Sep
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comment “Comments are a code smell”
I agree with the why not how part, and your refactoring works in this example, but with more complex code, no amount of variable/function renaming/refactoring is gonna have it make perfect sense, and comments will still be needed there.
Sep
9
comment What syntax element do you hate most in a programming language you use frequently?
Protip: in array functions, needle comes first. in string functions, haystack comes first.
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answered What's the worst question you were ever asked at interview?
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comment What do you do when you feel stuck on a project?
+1 for the potato idea. it's commonly known as rubber duck debugging: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rubber_duck_debugging.
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