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How To Write Unmaintainable Code

Postby Joan Garnet » Tue Aug 26, 2003 6:05 am

The definitive guide !!! :D
http://mindprod.com/unmain.html

In the interests of creating employment opportunities in the Java programming field, I am passing on these tips from the masters on how to write code that is so difficult to maintain, that the people who come after you will take years to make even the simplest changes. Further, if you follow all these rules religiously, you will even guarantee yourself a lifetime of employment, since no one but you has a hope in hell of maintaining the code. Then again, if you followed all these rules religiously, even you wouldn't be able to maintain the code!


Much of the skill in writing unmaintainable code is the art of naming variables and methods. They don't matter at all to the compiler. That gives you huge latitude to use them to befuddle the maintenance programmer.
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Of course you can see both sides of the coin :D
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Postby liquedus » Tue Aug 26, 2003 11:50 am

:lol:

i wonder how many prof's seen that and just started crying?
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