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Re: Nov 14 - Day 3: Writing Code That Is Reusable Through Flexibility
rlallier   11/14/2012 2:46:20 PM
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It will always be a shorter path to code functionality than to explain why the code is doing what it is doing. Relying on the code to document itself is pernicious. If you get into the habit of believing that your code documents itself you don't keep in mind how not everyone will understand, months from now, why exactly your code is doing what it plainly says it is doing. Comments explain why, even when functionality itself does not require the explanation.



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