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11 Commandments Of Coding


If you are a coder, these are the commandments you should be following… Care to add any?

  1. Thou shalt comment your code.
  2. Thou shalt update your comment when you change your code.
  3. Thou shalt not copy-paste your code.
  4. Thou shalt understand & accept that you will make mistakes.
  5. Thou shalt not rewrite code without consultation.
  6. Thou shalt not not jump straight into writing code without thinking of the design.
  7. Thou shalt treat people who know less than you with respect, deference, and patience.
  8. Thou shalt critique code instead of people – be kind to the coder, not to the code.
  9. Thou shalt not integrate or release untested code.
  10. Thou shalt automate oft-repeated tasks & share oft-repeated code.
  11. Thou shalt manage versions & configurations of thy software, even when working alone.

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