Can your coding standards do this?

I am not a researcher so I don’t have the statistics to back up my assertions for the post, but I have mostly written programs for a living for over 25 years — in my opinion — there is one hugely important aspect of coding standards rarely discussed and that is: reproducability. “Reproducability” defined What […]

A better alternative to “return early” – PHP / WordPress edition

Yes, complex conditionals are worse. But there is a third, better way. And no, it does not involve GOTOs. Me This post is about a coding pattern I have never seen used by anyone else for writing guard clauses, especially when those guard clauses are complex. This pattern results in code that is significantly more […]