The best performance improvement is the transition from the nonworking state to the working state. --John Ousterhout

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Rule #1 - Be Consistent

Find out why "Be Consistent" earns the number one spot in The Programmer's Code and how it can be directly responsible for saving billions of dollars every year. Continue...

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The Programmer's Code - 27 Rules to Code By

The following 27 rules are the distilled wisdom of decades of software development in a huge variety of software environments. From CERN to Microsoft, from mission critical to puttering for the desktop. Follow even a fraction of these rules and you'll be in constant demand. Continue...

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