The Rules

Rules for Programmers.

Learn them. Love them. Live them.

Rule #1: Clarity Trumps Everything

Rule #2: Source Code is for Humans

Rule #3: Don’t Ignore Warnings

Rule #4: Comment As You Go

Rule #5: Always Use Parentheses


Always Use Less-Than

The Thing About Constants

See Also…

Four Principles for Programmers

The Universal Answer

Software Engineer

Computer Programming is Hard!

Getting to the Next Hill

HTML is not a Programming Language!

I confess to some confusion about what’s a Rule and what’s just really good advice you should follow. Sort of, more or less, the Rules apply to generally how you go about your business whereas the others (under “And…”) apply more to specific coding situations.

Sort of.


Stay tuned; more to come!

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