KludgeCode

is Ben Rudgers

Documentation is a Feature

The problem As Alice in Wonderland {1}, I think about all the times I have chased around documentation structured where eggs links to bacon and sausage; bacon links to sausage and eggs; and sausage Continue Reading

Remarks: Epigram 14

This is part of a writing exercise around Alan Perlis‘s Epigrams in Programming. "In the long run every program becomes rococo, then rubble." Rococo comes after the "baroque" and this epigram is Continue Reading

Remarks: Epigram 13

This is part of a writing exercise around Alan Perlis‘s Epigrams in Programming. "If two people write the same program, each should be put into micro-code then they most certainly will not be the Continue Reading

Remarks: Epigram 12

This is part of a writing exercise around Alan Perlis‘s Epigrams in Programming. Recursion is the root of computation since it trades description for time. When I first encountered this epigram Continue Reading

Remarks: Epigram 11

This is part of a writing exercise around Alan Perlis‘s Epigrams in Programming. If you have a procedure with 10 parameters, you probably missed some. A plot device involving ten characters may Continue Reading

Remarks: Epigram 10

This is part of a writing exercise around Alan Perlis's Epigrams in Programming. Get into a rut early: Do the same process the same way. Accumulate idioms. Standardize. The only difference (!) Continue Reading

Remarks: Epigram 9

This is part of a writing exercise around Alan Perlis's Epigrams in Programming. It is better to have 100 functions operate on one data structure than 10 functions on 10 data structures. Data Continue Reading

Remarks: Epigram 8

This is part of a writing exercise around Alan Perlis's Epigrams in Programming. A programming language is low level when its programs require attention to the irrelevant. Perlis is treating Continue Reading