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iPhone Applications Tune-Up by Loyal Moses

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Comments

Source code commenting, although simple to understand in principle and purpose, is more than likely a developer's least exercised skill.

Comments throughout source code can have great purpose. They are there to provide a quick overview of the intent or purpose to a particular line or block of code. Comments help a developer or working team of developers to quickly understand the functionality of unfamiliar code without the need to read and analyze each line individually.

Some might say that the time spent commenting code could surely be allocated to better use, like actually writing code. These same developers might say that commenting code is redundant, that it serves little purpose because the code itself shows exactly what is happening ...

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