Writing Clean Code — Being a Professional [Cheat Sheet + Video]

Download the cheat sheet here (direct PDF download): Have you ever asked yourself, β€œWhat does it mean to be a professional?” This article is about being a professional software developer. It is based on the book, Clean Code by Robert C. Martin. All quotations are from this book.  While reading this article, you will learn … Read more

Premature Optimization is the Root of All Evil

This chapter draft is part of my upcoming book “The Art of Clean Code” (NoStarch 2022). You’ll learn about the concept of premature optimization and why it hurts your programming productivity. Premature optimization is one of the main problems of poorly written code. But what is it anyway? Definition Premature Optimization Definition: Premature optimization is … Read more