Writing Easy to Maintain Code

Wikimedia software developer and Software Craftmanship advocate Jeroen De Dauw discusses about how to maintain code. A significant amount of time is spend on reading code, sometimes more than on writing code.

Jeroen asks questions like how does elegant code tend to rot over time, and what can we do to make this clearer? In this short talk, a series of common pitfalls and ways to avoid them will be outlined. Specific tipps and tricks explain how you can apply the useful ideas for maintaining code to code you are writing at the moment.

Video producer: https://www.wikimedia.de/