What does code readability mean?

Feb 1, 2018 | Newsletter

Engineering Impact is a weekly newsletter that highlights trends in engineering leadership, productivity, culture, and scaling development teams. 

This week features posts on: Culture, Code Review, Onboarding, Networking, Tech Debt.

 

John Cutler on a different way of thinking about giving praise in your organization

CULTURE

We are what we celebrate

“Nothing turns people off more than praising things that are not coherent with the stated values of the organization.”

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a different way of thinking about "unreadable code

CODE REVIEW

What does code readability mean?

Greg Jorgensen, Developer at 10x Management, exposes the meaning behind “unreadable code” by turning the problem on its head.

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a checklist for onboarding product managers

ONBOARDING

Onboarding a product manager

Anna Buldakova, Product Manager at Intercom, shares the checklist she uses to quickly get new employees up to speed.

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a new searchable event calendar

NETWORKING

A conference calendar for people in tech

If you’re interested in speaking at or planning which tech events you’ll hit in 2018, Kim Goulbourne (aka Bourn) just launched a slick searchable event calendar.

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CTO of Tapad on strategies for addressing different types of tech debt

TECH DEBT

There are 3 types of technical debt. Here’s how to manage them

“While categorizing tech debt won’t magically make it easy to handle, it can enable more productive conversations and strengthen your team.” Dag Liodden, CTO of Tapad, with the three main types of tech debt, and his strategy for addressing each.

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Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson is a co-founder at GitPrime where he leads design and customer experience. He is a Y Combinator alumni, with a background in product design, branding, and UX design. Follow @thebent on Twitter.

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