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Code Comments Of Intent

Im sure this is already known within the wider software community but nevertheless it is a realization that I have recently reached. That there are Code Comments that explain function and comments that illustrate intent.

Many times while taking a look...

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Tunnel Vision Debugging

One of my pitfalls when it comes to programming it Tunnel Vision Debugging. Let’s assume that I wanted to perform a task, I was then able to accomplish that task and then moved on. Fast forward a couple of weeks, I try to accomplish that same...

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MySQL Preflight Checklist

Here are some things to check off after a fresh install of MySQL 5

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Commit Message Prefixes

I find it very useful to prefix my commits with a verb that specifies the type of commit I made. This makes it much easier for me to find out at a glance what a commit has done.

This is generally common practice from what I’ve seen in open source...

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Virtualenv and Python versions

Want to install a certain version of python in your virtualenv ? Here’s a working example for virtualenv 1.10.1 on Linux 12.04

virtualenv --no-site-packages --distribute -p /usr/bin/python3.3 directory-name

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