Pseudo-code, humor, and the art of Googling

The generals have a saying:
“Rather than make the first move
it is better to wait and see.
Rather than advance an inch
it is better to retreat a yard.” (Tao Te Ching, №69)

Writing in pseudo-code

// My pseudo-code process:// 1. Read over the problem.// 2. Write out in long form what I’m trying to accomplish, even if I repeat verbatim parts of the question. Where am I starting? Where am I going? What path am I taking? What side-paths may I want to take along the way? What tools do I need? What kind of functionality?// 3. Go back over my notes (from #2) and add in sub-thoughts to further flesh out the process and include questions I have for myself (or others, or Google) I’ll likely ask along the way.// 4. Start coding.// 5. Test each baby-step in the console.// 6. Repeat step five.// 7. Repeat step five. // 8. Repeat step five. [...]

Think first, then Google

console.log(“everything”)

Failure is an opportunity. (№79)

Have a Sense of Humor

function letsConnect(yes) {
if (yes === true) {
console.log("linkedIn");
console.log("Twitter");
} else {
console.log("thanks for reading!");
}
}

Coding, creativity, music, and books. Pianist & composer — @vontmer

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