TITLE: What He Said AUTHOR: Eugene Wallingford DATE: September 29, 2005 6:27 PM DESC: The incomparable feel of purpose-driven refacoring! ----- BODY: Every once in a while, someone says something that just makes me say, "Oh, yeah" -- even if I've already written a similar piece myself. From The Fishbowl:
Programming is...That makes a nice complement to the quote from Jason Marshall and the epigram from Brian Foote quoted in my earlier post. It may have to go on to my office door. -----
Programming is looking at a feature request in the morning, thinking, "I can do that in one line of code", and then six hours later having refactored the rest of the codebase sufficiently that you can implement the feature...
...in one line of code.