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Mar
5
comment What are effective ways to introduce the concept of code kata into the workplace?
A code kata is an exercise in programming which helps a programmer hone their skills through practice and repetition. Let me Google that for you: google.co.uk/…
Mar
5
asked What are effective ways to introduce the concept of code kata into the workplace?
Mar
2
comment How to learn the basics
I think there is a good question in here. You just need to focus it and re-word it.
Mar
2
answered How to learn the basics
Mar
2
answered how to find out if spelling mistakes in source code are a serious issue or not?
Mar
2
awarded  Good Answer
Mar
1
answered How to check or assess debugging skills of a person?
Feb
29
comment Add a unit test for each new bug
It is best practice to do this and therefore quiet rare to see it in actuality.
Feb
28
awarded  Nice Answer
Feb
28
answered What do you do when you can't seem to understand a certain part of programming?
Feb
28
comment What are the drawbacks of elastic tabstops?
@Timwi: You assume that everyone finds elastic tabstops to be as awesome as you think they are. This may not be true.
Feb
28
revised What are the drawbacks of elastic tabstops?
Added more drawbacks as I see them
Feb
28
answered Do I really need a unit test framework?
Feb
28
comment What are the drawbacks of elastic tabstops?
@Timwi: You are utterly missing the point I was making. What happens when your code file is parsed by something that is not aware of elastic tabstops? Do you end up with a mess or can they cope? What about version control and diffs? Just wishing that all tools did support $feature is unrealistic even if those tools are open source.
Feb
28
revised What are the drawbacks of elastic tabstops?
added 5 characters in body
Feb
28
answered What are the drawbacks of elastic tabstops?
Feb
22
comment Does commentary style affect how readers understand code?
If I misquoted you, could you clarify your text?
Feb
21
comment Does commentary style affect how readers understand code?
@EricKing: I have not read the book so cannot comment on what the author actually said. However, Robert Greiner's summary reads like "Comments are used to mask bad code, therefore comments should be avoided". I believe this is utter rubbish whoever says it. Using comments to mask bad code is bad practice. Not commenting your code is bad practice. Good code and good comments are good practice. ;> Robert Greiner: could you clarify what you meant?
Feb
21
comment Does commentary style affect how readers understand code?
"comments are frequently used to excuse bad code and should be avoided whenever possible" sounds like utter rubbish to me. What he should have said is "bad code should be avoided whenever possible".
Feb
21
answered mind map for programmers