Code that communicates its purpose is very important. I often refactor just when I’m reading some code. That way as I gain understanding about the program, I embed that understanding into the code for later so I don’t forget what I learned.
- Chapter 1. Refactoring, a First Example
- from Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code
- Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
- Released: June 1999
Coding is just like writing. You're constantly changing just the way it's written in order to convey its ideas more clearly.
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