Development techniques How We Deal With Ugly Code

How We Deal With Ugly Code

As consultants who are active on social media, people sometimes reach out asking for our opinion. And we’re happy to offer it up, even if it isn’t anything different that what you’d hear from any senior developer. Recently we were asked by someone whether we are bothered by badly formatted code, and what do we …

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Uncategorized DFW Perl Mongers Winter 2013 Deduplication Hackathon: Judging

DFW Perl Mongers Winter 2013 Deduplication Hackathon: Judging

The contest offered a bunch of categories in which you could win. We split them into two groups. The first were objective measures, like speed, memory consumption, lines of code, and Perl::Critic score. The second group were subjective measures, like documentation quality, most (useful) features, packaging (as a reusable application), and best effort (some evidence that a lot of time was put into the code). With our time constraints we would only be able to judge the objective measures prior to the DFW.pm meeting.

Uncategorized DFW Perl Mongers Winter 2013 Deduplication Hackathon

DFW Perl Mongers Winter 2013 Deduplication Hackathon

Can Perl Hack It? Lets say you have 80,000 files taking up 100 GB of space and you’d like to do some housecleaning by weeding out the duplicates. Is Perl the right tool for this job? This is the question the DFW Perl Mongers Winter 2013 Deduplication Hackathon set out to answer. Tom MetroTom Metro …

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