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Author Topic: best compilation of programming tips ever  (Read 2163 times)

urlwolf

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best compilation of programming tips ever
« on: November 01, 2008, 10:12:20 AM »
http://effectize.com...e-coolest-programmer
Example (number 26):
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Follow these 10 commandments of developing user-friendly software:
  • Allow immediate termination
  • Leave start-up alone
  • Not modify existing file associations
  • Not ask inappropriate question
  • Keep noise to a minimum
  • Stay focused on the goal
  • Make actions obvious and reversible
  • Avoid restarts
  • Make configurations count
  • Adhere to the platform

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Re: best compilation of programming tips ever
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2008, 11:40:58 AM »
Excellent post. I notice it contains a link to an article entitled: 21 Laws of Computer Programming

http://www.devtopics...omputer-programming/

This article has been one of the most valuable things I ever read. I keep a printout of the 21 Laws taped to the wall next to my monitor. Beneath the dry humor lurks true wisdom about technology, with implications that extend far beyond your next programming project.

Read these laws and learn them. Because like it or not, you're gonna live 'em. ;D