Techniques for programming in the large.

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I’m a Senior Research and Development Engineer and a former Technical Artist. I’ve been programming professionally since 2005. In this post, I’ll tell you about my approach to writing large programs. This set of techniques is something I’ve converged on after many years of experience building large Visual Effects production pipelines.

My own arbitrary definition of a “large program” is any program over 1000 lines of code. 1000 lines isn’t very large, you might say, but it’s usually large enough to start breaking up the program into multiple source files. …

Oleg Alexander

Sr. R&D Engineer at Lowe’s Innovation Labs, Seattle.

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