Code must be workable

 I do not view a project as the sum of its code. Rather, it is the view of that code through the tooling that it is designed to take advantage of. By targeting my code towards my tools, I can get a lot of value with a lot less code.

— Arlo Belshee, setting up the conditions for his mock-free project

This is a nice extension of the idea that code should be “habitable”; that code exists not just to execute, but to be further worked by future developers. I’m very much looking forward to this series of articles from Arlo…

 

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