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What is clean code

Keywords: clean code, programming
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Code is clean when it:

  • is elegant and pleasing
  • is efficient, not duplicating effort
  • is simple and direct, doing one thing well and with full, straightforward intent
  • has tests !!!
  • is literate, readable by humans
  • shows care and concern by the writer
  • is pretty much what you expected to see

Clean Code by Robert C. Martin, Chapter 1

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