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Nothing makes me shake my head more at

2022-11-15 20:25:03.171642+01 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

Nothing makes me shake my head more at the kids these days who are horning in on my profession than typos propagated through autocomplete fairly widely throughout the project. When I was a kid we typed out our function and variable names completely, and we liked it.

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#Comment Re: Nothing makes me shake my head more at made: 2022-11-16 18:39:36.715233+01 by: Mars Saxman

I used to have a coworker like that. He had absolutely no sense of code style and would autocomplete his way through absurd lines of code hundreds of characters long, all foo->bar.baz(x, y, z).quux(42).garply on one line and then foo->bar.baz(x, y, z).quux(42).pingo on the next, misspellings and redundancies everywhere. It was amazing. He thought he was being so efficient by making the computer generate all these reams of crap for him.

#Comment Re: Nothing makes me shake my head more at made: 2022-11-17 00:07:16.01627+01 by: Dan Lyke

I mean, it works, and the spelling is bad enough that it's not that hard to refactor, but...

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