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RE: [XP] Code Complete: Things were Scary Back Then

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  • Gee, Joe
    ... Ditto. I see it at my current job all the time, especially from the stars . Be afraid. Code complete s suggestions are still frighteningly necessary for
    Message 1 of 12 , Apr 1, 2002
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      > > > o A dead serious declaration that methods of 200 lines and
      > > longer are
      > > > easier to understand and more bug free than shorter ones.
      > >
      > > Hah! Must have been April Fools when he wrote that. Ludicrous.
      > > I'm not even sure there's a valid historical context for that
      > > statement.
      >
      > Well, let me just say that some people STILL do write methods
      > like that. And
      > to make things even nicer, they get buried in a 10,000+ line file....

      Ditto. I see it at my current job all the time, especially from the
      "stars".

      Be afraid. Code complete's suggestions are still frighteningly necessary
      for many development shops.

      Joe Gee


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