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Clean Code, Chapter 5: Formatting

Apr 23, 2015 Clean Code by Robert Martin

In this discussion, the Dev Book Club covers chapter 5 of Clean Code by Robert Martin: Formatting. This chapter discusses how clean code should look, including vertical and horizontal spacing, density, and ordering.

Clean Code, Chapter 4: Comments

Mar 31, 2015 Clean Code by Robert Martin

In this discussion the Dev Book Club covers chapter 4 of Clean Code by Robert Martin. Comments are a controversial topic in many development groups. Hopefully the book club can sort it out with the help and inspiration of this chapter.

Clean Code, Chapter 3: Functions

Mar 3, 2015 Clean Code by Robert Martin

In this discussion, the Dev Book Club talks about the third chapter of Clean Code by Robert Martin. This chapter covers the idea of clean functions; everything from number and types of arguments through length and responsibility of a function. Participants in this discussion are Jeff Carouth, Beau Simensen, Adam Culp, and Martin Dilling-Hansen.

Clean Code, Chapter 2: Meaningful Names

Feb 17, 2015 Clean Code by Robert Martin

The Dev Book Club discusses the second chapter of Clean Code by Robert Martin. This chapter covers meaningful names. Naming is one of the challenges we face as developers and this chapter helps clarify what makes a good name and how we can appropriately name variables, functions, etc. Since code is read more often than it is written it is important to get the proper context into names. Participants in this discussion talked about some of the things they found interesting within this chapter.