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By Pete Goodliffe

If you're obsessed with programming and wish to get well at it, you've come to the best resource. Code Craft writer Pete Goodliffe provides a set of worthwhile strategies and ways to the artwork and craft of programming that may support increase your occupation and your well-being.

Goodliffe offers sound suggestion that he's realized in 15 years programming. The book's standalone chapters span the diversity of a software program developer's life—dealing with code, studying the exchange, and enhancing performance—with no language or bias. no matter if you're a professional developer, a neophyte specialist, or a hobbyist, you'll locate beneficial counsel in 5 self reliant categories:

- Code-level recommendations for crafting traces of code, trying out, debugging, and dealing with complexity
- Practices, ways, and attitudes: preserve it uncomplicated, collaborate good, reuse, and create malleable code
- strategies for studying successfully, behaving ethically, discovering, and warding off stagnation
- useful how one can whole issues: use the precise instruments, be aware of what "done" seems like, and search aid from colleagues
- conduct for operating good with others, and pursuing improvement as a social job

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2. If you temporarily remove code that is not currently required (but may be needed in the future) should you leave it commented out (so it is still visible) in the source tree, or just delete it completely (as it will be stored in the revision history)? Why? 3. Is the removal of legacy (unused) features always the right thing to do? Is there any inherent risk in removing sections of code? How can you determine the right time to remove unused features? 4. What percentage of your current project’s codebase do you think is unnecessary?

Each line of code costs a little. The more code you write, the higher the cost. The longer a line of code lives, the higher its cost. Clearly, unnecessary code needs to meet a timely demise before it bankrupts us. • More code means there is more to read and more to understand—it makes our programs harder to comprehend. Unnecessary code can mask the purpose of a function, or hide small but important differences in otherwise similar code. • The more code there is, the more work is required to make modifications—the program is harder to modify.

KEY ➤ It is safe to remove code that you might need in the future. You can always get it back from version control. There is a counter argument to that simple (and true) view, though: how will a new recruit know that the removed code is available in version control if they don’t know 1. You might even already have them—look at the warning options provided by your compiler. 32 | Chapter 4: Improve Code by Removing It that it existed in the first place? What’s going to stop them writing their own (buggy or incomplete) version instead?

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