Monthly Archives: January 2014

When to use comments (and when not to)

A few years ago, I was code-reviewing the work of a contractor.  It was the first time in my career that I saw code from an experienced developer with no comments.  None!  I was genuinely surprised by this and asked … Continue reading

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The Coupon System

Gathering requirements is hard. Okay, well, maybe its not so much that it is hard, as much as it is tedious and time consuming. Once you get good at it, requirements gathering is not that hard, I guess. Unfortunately, gathering requirements … Continue reading

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