code-quality

Sep
20
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RubyConf Mini

Ok. So, I kind of left you hanging there with The Coffee Machine Series. But, there was a good reason.
1 min read
Aug
09
The Coffee Machine: A Series

The Coffee Machine: A Series

Why do so many applications become so hard to maintain over time? What causes software to go wrong? How can we recognize when it turns on us? What can we do to bring it back? And, how can Ruby help?
2 min read
Jul
31
Stuck on Where to Begin Refactoring? Start with the 3 Cs of Code Quality

Stuck on Where to Begin Refactoring? Start with the 3 Cs of Code Quality

When jewelers talk about the quality of a gemstone, they talk about the three Cs: color, cut, and clarity. Programmers have their own three Cs for measuring software quality: complexity, churn, and coverage.
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