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Excessive Branch Use Causes Technical Debt and Increases Risk of Bugs

Agile practitioners already know that technical debt is that accumulation of unfinished work can cause projects to be late late late.  Building up a lot of technical debt is a problem because the debt needs to be payed before you can ship.  One way that debt can be accumulated is by profligate use of branches.  Avoid that at all costs! Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on December 16, 2017 in Coding, practice, Design

 

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#21 Avoid Ternary Conditional Operator (? :)

There is a Java conditional operator, known as the ternary conditional operator, which is often used in entirely inappropriate situations that make poor code.  Abuse of this operator is so common that I advise avoiding it completely unless you know really what it is doing.  Actually there are cases where it works OK, but in many situations it creates larger, slower code. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on November 1, 2011 in Coding

 

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