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Writing code you won't hate tomorrow

As developers we write code everyday, only to frown at it a week after that. Why do we have such a hard time with code written by others and ourselves, this raging desire to rewrite everything we see? Writing code that survives the test of time and self judgment is a matter of clarity and simplicity. Let's talk about growing, learning and improving our code with calisthenics, readability and good design.

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Writing code you won't hate tomorrow

  1. Writing code that lasts. Rafael Dohms
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  2. Writing code 
 you won’t hate tomorrow. Rafael Dohms
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  3. Let me introduce you to someone…
  4. No Tests. Wrote his own framework. 500 line methods. Used Singletons!
  5. photo: Rob Allen (@akrabat)
  7. Real Developers, SHIP STUFF. photo: Glyn Lowe Photoworks
  8. How do we find balance? photo: Kalexanderson
  9. Code has an expiration date photo: CarbonNYC
  10. Code is perishable, it rots. photo by: massdistraction
  11. Code Evolves photo by: kevin dooley
  12. Languages evolve. photo by: raneko
  13. You evolve. photo by: Kaptain Kobold
  14. Complexity 
 kills Comprehension photo: osbornb
  15. Bad Design photo: miskan
  16. Bad specs
  17. NIH source: Urban dictionary photo by: John 'K'
  18. NIH | nɒt ɪnˈventɪd hɪə |
 Not Invented Here —The German art of humiliating any technology, agricultural product, or (medical) scientific work that has not been invented or produced in Germany, Switzerland, or Austria. source: Urban dictionary photo by: John 'K'
  19. The Solution™ photo: Ian Sane
  20. Improve code
  21. Improve code make it easier to comprehend
  22. Improve code make it easier to comprehend make it flexible
  23. Improve code make it easier to comprehend make it flexible make it tested
  24. Improve code make it easier to comprehend make it flexible make it tested make it easier to replace, refactor
  25. Improve code make it easier to comprehend make it flexible make it tested make it easier to replace, refactor make it not exist
  26. Good Design Concepts
  27. SOLID Single Responsibility
 Open and Close
 Liskov substitution
 Interface Segregation
 Dependency Inversion photo by j_regan
  28. photo by lofink STUPID Singleton
 Tight Coupling
 Premature Optimization
 Indescriptive Naming
  29. Design Patterns photo by halloweenstock
  30. Composer
  31. PIE Proudly
  32. guzzle/guzzle HTTP client for RESTful API clients photo by j_regan
  33. morrisonlevi/ardent A library of collections for PHP
  34. Readability photo: Morgenland
  35. paragraphs photo: Trossachs Photography
  36. whitespace
  37. R&D Team for MIH/Naspers São PauloCape Town
  38. Object Calisthenics photo by: boston_public_library
  39. Calisthenics /ˌkaləsˈTHeniks/ Calisthenics are a form of dynamic exercise consisting of a variety of simple, often rhythmical, movements, generally using minimal equipment or apparatus. photo by: boston_public_library
  40. Its about perception, not rules or standards photo by: david_a_l
  41. #1 Only one indentation level per method. photo by: justinliew
  42. #2 Do not 
 use else photo by: justinliew
  43. #3 Wrap primitive types, if they contain behavior photo by: justinliew
  44. #4 Only one 
 -> per line photo by: justinliew
  45. #5 Do not abbreviate. photo by: justinliew
  46. #6 Keep your classes small. photo by: justinliew
  47. #7 Limit your instance variables to less then 5 photo by: justinliew
  48. #8 Use first class collections photo by: justinliew
  49. #9 Use getters and setters. photo by: justinliew
  50. #10 Document your code. photo by: justinliew
  51. Your turn.
  52. Improve yourself!
  53. Read lots of code!
  54. Write simple code.
  55. Try Object Calisthenics for a month.
  56. Use someone else’s code.
  57. Share bite size libraries.
  58. Thank you. @rdohms we are hiring! please rate me!
  59. Video recording Slides Books Resources on 
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