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Why Expressive Code Matters

Published December 22, 2017 - 0 Comments

On Fluent C++, we talk a lot about topics related to expressive code: writing expressive code, making existing code more expressive, and how to keep our motivation up and improve even when facing code that is not expressive.

But WHY do we do this? Why is expressive code the main technical characteristic of code we should focus about?

After all, there are also some other technical aspects that matter in a piece of software: its correctness and its performance for example. And other things also matter in your work as software developer, like how to be happy and keep your co-workers happy too!

In fact, focusing on expressive code also gives a great help on all those aspects.


This is what I discuss in this week’s video:

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