Blake Smith

create. code. learn.


just remember this: how to write good code

The other day I was reading an article on Slashdot about so called ‘Duct Tape Programmers’ and this comment stuck out. Behold, I give you the end-all be-all of how to write good code:

“Always write code as if the guy who has to maintain it is a sociopath who knows where you live.”

Yup. That pretty much sums it up. Thanks Slashdot for your infinite wisdom.

about the author

Blake Smith is a Principal Software Engineer at Sprout Social.