Thanks (or no thanks) to Greg for this one: He beat it (beat it!) / beat iiiii-i-i-i-iiiit (beat it!) / Nooo-o-o-o-ooo one wants to be-e-e-e-eeeeee de-fee-e-e-e-eeee-ated! Of course, we’re talking about yesterday’s news. And Tony has an interesting take on the jury vs. the media in the trial.
I lost my copy of the classic programmer’s cookbook Refactoring several years ago, alas, but its philosophy of careful replacement of smelly code with clean code to improve the performance and maintainability of a software program is one that has stayed with me long after I ceased being an active programmer. One regret I had [...]