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Author Boswell, Dustin.

Title The art of readable code / Dustin Boswell and Trevor Foucher.

Publication Info. Sebastopol, Calif. : O'Reilly, 2011.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  005.101 BOS    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 190 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Theory in practice
Theory in practice (Sebastopol, Calif.)
Note "Nutshell handbook"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 182-184) and index.
Contents Code should be easy to understand -- pt. 1. Surface-level improvements. Packing information into names ; Names that can't be misconstrued ; Aesthetics ; Knowing what to comment ; Making comments precise and compact -- pt. 2. Simplifying loops and logic. Making control flow easy to read ; Breaking down giant expressions ; Variables and readability -- pt. 3. Reorganizing your code. Extracting unrelated subproblems ; One task at a time ; Turning thoughts into code ; Writing less code -- pt. 4. Selected topics. Testing readability ; Designing and implementing a "minute/hour counter."
Subject Computer programming.
Coding theory.
Added Author Foucher, Trevor.
Added Title The art of readable code simple and practical techniques for writing better code
ISBN 9780596802295 (paperback)
0596802293 (paperback)

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