Code comments: the good, the bad, and th


Code comments: the good, the bad, and the ugly. – Clint Eastwood in Stop me if you’ve heard this one before… “Good code is self-documenting.” In 20+ years of writing code for a living, this is the one phrase I’ve heard the most. It’s cliché. And like many clichés, it has a kernel of truth to it. But this truth has been so abused that most people who utter the phrase have no idea what it really means. Is it true? Yes. Does it mean you should never comment your code? No. … http://ow.ly/Vol250aY05m

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