My coding paradigm: some poor bastard is going to have to work with this some day, and it will probably be me. Code accordingly.
Seriously, experience is a good teacher. It's not always the deciding factor, but it is something to listen to.
Yes, there’s no replacement for experience. :) The challenge I find as a senior dev is how to help give junior devs the opportunity to fail safely so they too can gain experience. It’s a tough balancing act. :/
Assume the next person to look at your code is a psychopath and knows where you live
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