Development Notes WordPress

WordCamp US 2019 – Code Like A Writer – Alex Ball

Writing Principles

  • Punctuation Saves Lives
  • Separate your metaphors
    • separate your concerns
    • making good comments

Coding Principles

  • Syntax
  • Form – code formatting
  • Spellcheck – code linting
  • DRY – Don’t repeat yourself
    • Redundant words just take up time
  • Code is Poetry
    • Being creative
    • Clean and concise
    • Doing as much as it can with as little as possible
  • In Stories Someone Usually Dies in the End
    • In AJAX function wp_die() at the end.

By Tim Nolte

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