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hidden_dude

Learn to code defensively:

  • use assertions (or better: permanent assertions)
  • logging
  • unit tests
  • debug your code instead of executing
  • hallway useability reviews
  • rubber ducky code reviews
  • code reviews

The bug is the enemy, pull out all the weapons against them.

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Anja Author

Thanks for sharing! 😊 What's a hallway usability review?

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hidden_dude

Actually it's "hallway usability testing"

see this article for an explanation: joelonsoftware.com/2000/08/09/the-...