| ||Ask HN: How do I get my team to write better code?|
63 points by kamakazizuru on Nov 6, 2014 | hide | past | favorite | 81 comments |
|I'm leading a team of programmers - not all of whom I had a say in choosing. They're generally a smart lot when it comes to understanding the algorithmic & functional logic - but make beginner level mistakes like hardcoding thigns, naming functions like "findeventsfromthelast6hours" (when the 6 hours could be changed at some point - rendering the name of the function pointless). And so on...|
I review commits now and then and find some of these issues - but due to the nature and timeline fo the project cannot do it for each and ever commit of course. So I'm wondering what I can do about this? Is there a short guide or book that I can recommend my team to read? I of course tell them these things myself too - but it gets frustrating because I keep feeling like a lot of this should really just be common sense.
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