In defense of clever code
andrea cadeddu

Although you have to make a difference between code that looks clever, but that’s only complex for the sake of complexity, I do agree that we need to see more clever code in our job.

The best think that can happen to me in my code reviews/pull requests, is when a colleague of mine has a snippet of code that makes the whole thing better, because it’s more clever.

Learning stuff all the time is part of why I do this job. So let’s learn some stuff :-)

And of course… comment the clever part if they need to be…

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