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Commented on Which code to read?
Thanks for those suggestions Nate....
Posted Which code to read? to Grant McLean
Peter Seibel has written a great blog post on code reading - learning more about programming by reading good examples. The final model he describes has someone diving into a piece of code like a 19th century explorer and then reporting back…
Posted Another time-tracking post to Grant McLean
Following Steven Haryanto's post on how he tracks his time, I thought some people might be interested in the time tracking solution…
Posted Map of CPAN - The Movie to Grant McLean
If you've visited the Map of CPAN more than once, you'll notice that it has…
Posted Idle alerts with bcvi to Grant McLean
In case you haven't met it before, bcvi is a crazy backwards tool (written in Perl of course) that lets you type commands on a server to make things happen on your workstation. I've just released an update to the notifications plugin so…
Darko Prelec commented on
Which code to read?
I like reading Perl code, and these are just random examples I recently examined:
gvl commented on
Which code to read?
I like to read code by Tokuhiro Matsuno. It's very cleanly written and there are indeed things to discover inside. I started by doing some source diving on SQL::Maker in order to figure out how to compose certain queries and ended up contributing to documentation. It's certainly more rewarding than just reading code, especially when the author is not a native English speaker.
Also, reading David Golden's code was particulary insightful. It's not overly verbose, not necessarily self-documenting but it's almost always well commented, not always easy to understand but it looks efficient…
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