In this episode Keith and Woody sit down with friend and traveling developer Corey Haines. Here’s a question, how many times have you written comments in your code? Probably a lot! In this show Corey gives some valid reasons why developers shouldn’t have comments in their code (with a few exceptions). The guys also discuss pair programming, what it is, how it is done, and the benefits of doing it.
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If you remember programming in C, you'll remember that it felt like music, or wine, or philosophy. Programming languages back then were laconic; they said all in just a few words. Today's mainstream programming languages, in contrast, are heavy, intricate and verbose. How did we get here and what comes next? Rob Pike, the co-creator of the Go programming language and a Distinguished Engineer at Google, thinks the solution is a language that gives us the best from both worlds.
"… This is the 59th episode of the StackOverflow podcast where Joel and Jeff sit down with Damien Katz (of CouchDB) to discuss non-conventional databases, non-conventional programming languages, and taking on non-conventional programming projects."http://itc.conversationsnetwork.org/shows/detail4150.html
Part two of the roundtable talk with three members of the 37signals programming team — Jeffrey Hardy, Jamis Buck, and Jeremy Kemper. They answer questions from readers of SvN.