On the Intracto blog there's a new post from Joeri Timmermans talking about writing clean code with some good suggestions you can easily incorporate into your current processes.
So you came here to save a kitten? That's wonderful, but the real reason we're both here is to talk about clean code. In this blog post I'll be sharing some of my personal experiences and tips. But before we dive into the tips and tricks part, let's talk about what we, as developers, do and why we do it.
He touches on several topics including:
- Best vs Fastest
- Reading vs Writing
- File and Folder Organization
- Naming [conventions and clarity]
He also makes the recommendation to "return often", keep things DRY and makes a few recommendations of PHP-specific tools that can help.