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Beauty is in The Eye of the Beholder

Posted by Alex Papadimoulis  on  Aug 31, 2012 1 Posted by Alex Papadimoulis  on  Aug 31, 2012 1

Alex Papadimoulis attempts to define ugly code, how one can recognize it, providing advice on avoiding writing such code and refactoring old code to get rid of it.

Software Naturalism - Embracing the Real Behind the Ideal

Posted by Michael Feathers  on  Feb 17, 2012 1 Posted by Michael Feathers  on  Feb 17, 2012 1

Michael Feathers analyzes real code bases concluding that code is not nearly as beautiful as designers aspire to, discussing the everyday decisions that alter the code bit by bit.

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