The Pragmatic Programmer

I’m about 3/4 of the way through this. I’d heard a lot of it from other people so there’s not a lot that’s stunningly new, but it’s a good introduction to a lot of better principles. In particular, I’d heard about the DRY principle, but it was good to actually read about it. Some of the stuff about coding defensively seems good, but I feel like it could be going a bit overboard. The discussion of the constraints in Eiffel sounded interesting, and I hear RSpec has something interesting. Something to look into…


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