The art of names
Variable names (as well as class names, functions names and other names used throughout the sourcecode and project) can - if choosen wisely, replace parts of the documentation and make...
Getting a good start
When taking on a new development task - always start by updating to the most current version of the source from you respository (and when starting a new project, always...
Don’t abandon the current system, the current version af a site or an app, just because you’re working on the next big thing.
Making small investments in the live system,...
It’s a common misconception you write comments in source code for other developers. As time goes by you are often the biggest benefactor yourself.
That being said, do write the...
If your letting others use the scripts you write, do try to make the scripts do som basic sanity check before letting them run. If your script need a PHP...
The Why Question
When recieving new tasks, always make sure the why question is answered. As instructions may be clear and precise, knowing why something is done let’s you evaluate if it’s the...
When working on using on Linux system (using bash) check your ~/.bash_history - it’s an automatic record of all commands entered in the shell, and a great place to find...