floridagram-bot<KMyers> Couponing for Orbital Sanders01:04
floridagram-bot<RazPi> @KMyers That Eric S. Raymond lecture on refactoring legacy code just helped me out of a huge jam.04:16
floridagram-bot<RazPi> By ruthlessly slashing anything that I didn't immediately see had an immediate benefit- including commented code, I managed to make the file I was working over smaller, cleaner, and most importantly, working condition again.04:17
maxolasersquad@KMyers, do you have a video of that lecture?13:26
floridagram-bot<KMyers> @maxolasersquad, I will see if it was posted13:44
floridagram-bot<KMyers> It doesn't appear to be posted. It normally happens a few months after the event.13:47
maxolasersquad@RazPi, one of the biggest helps I've found is using code validators to be one of my favorite tools for revisiting old code. Just simply cleaning up dead stuff, and restructuring code based on the current standards is huge to bringing about maintainability.13:50
maxolasersquadThis has been especially useful for our old Javascript code, where we where often iterating over arrays and objects incorrectly almost always, as well as other bad practices.13:51
floridagram-bot<RazPi> It's 24hrs because the call centers are here and they work on American time14:43

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