Chapter 6. Writing Code

“We will never be rid of code, because code represents the details of the requirements. At some level those details cannot be ignored or abstracted; they have to be specified. And specifying requirements in such detail that a machine can execute them is programming. Such a specification is code.”

Robert C. Martin “Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship”

Writing code and debugging code are the two activities we tend to do more than any other as developers. It’s no accident that this chapter is one of the two largest in the book. Within these pages, you’ll find tips from older versions all the way through to the great new features in Visual Studio 2010. Really take your time to absorb the material here, and ...

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