When reading a programming book, it can be tempting to skim the code examples. But they likely have some nuggets that are worth learning. The problem is that we don't like to read code written by other people - or at least it doesn't come naturally to us. What we need is a technique for rapid understanding of new code.
I propose reading the code aloud
. Now, to make sure we don't get distracted by syntactic details, we can probably come up with some rules for what to omit.… Continue
Posted on March 13, 2007 at 1:29am