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Monthly Archives: December 2015

Never leave ‘commented code’ in the source

Comments in code are good. But not when they consist of old code that has been commented out of the live code. Git rid of that. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on December 26, 2015 in Coding

 

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Source Management – 7 Rules

Those new to a source code management system tend to make a few predictable mistakes. These 7 rules are helpful to be learned right away and form a good practice from the beginning. I also have seen some experienced programmers who could benefit from following these rules. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on December 21, 2015 in Coding, practice

 

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Error messages should be very literal

We all struggle with the correct wording for error messages. It is not easy. But I ran across an example today that should help understanding Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on December 12, 2015 in Coding, Poor Error Msg

 

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Error-First Design in JSON/REST/AngularJS integration

You have heard about “mobile-first” when creating your UI, but there is something you should do before you start designing the UI:  you should design the error handling/display mechanism first. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on December 4, 2015 in Coding

 

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