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just remember this: how to write good code

The other day I was reading an article on Slashdot about so called ‘Duct Tape Programmers’ and this comment stuck out. Behold, I give you the end-all be-all of how to write good code:

“Always write code as if the guy who has to maintain it is a sociopath who knows where you live.”

Yup. That pretty much sums it up. Thanks Slashdot for your infinite wisdom.



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Blake Smith is a Principal Software Engineer and leads the Infrastructure group at at Sprout Social.

Blake Smith

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