Category Archives: code reading

Thinking in Code

When writing software, I believe the most productive developers actually think in code. They imagine concepts and easily translate them into the coding language of choice. They have the languages and tools so ingrained that they don’t have to bother … Continue reading

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Code Reviews: A Discussion

Introduction Code reviews illustrate a crying need for a skill that does not appear to have much traction in the software industry. The absence of code reading skills in schools has created armies of developers unable to comprehend simple code. And, … Continue reading

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A Basis for Clean Code: Magic 7 +/- 2

Complexity poses a primary obstacle for developers. Our human neurology has a limit to complexity wired into each of us. The basics of Clean Code techniques can ease understanding and productivity by decreasing what we must keep in our working … Continue reading

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