can I write code fast? no. but can I write code well? no. but does my code work? alas, no.

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but do my unit tests pass? again, no.
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Do what the pros do and steal working code that does something like what you need, then fudge with the parts you understand until it sort of does the job.
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As my father used to say, “I may be slow, but at least I’m not thorough!”
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99 bugs in the code on the screen, 99 bugs in the code, Take one down, patch it around... 124 bugs in the code, WTF?
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I was under the impression that most code today was copied and pasted from another source. Is that wrong?
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I was under the impression that most code today was copied and pasted from another source. Is that wrong? Not at all, but sometimes extra functions are thrown in as well. 😉
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Time to write a coding book and open a youtube channel!
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This makes me feel better somehow.
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"Does the computer implode when I try to run Perfectly Normal Software from my vendors? Sadly, yes."
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Do I know how my code works? Not really, but when it does...I don't touch it.
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Does that keep it from mysteriously breaking? No.
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