Perl Best Practices: Code Layout: “Automated Layout” AKA “enforce your chosen layout style mechanically through perltidy”

http://shop.oreilly.com/product/9780596001735.do I really hate code layout wars. I really hate getting forced to follow unreasonable rules. I also hate it, if people do not follow obvious reasonable rules. It gets really bad, if rather strict team coding rules get enforced more on some team members than on others. The pain should at least be the… Continue reading Perl Best Practices: Code Layout: “Automated Layout” AKA “enforce your chosen layout style mechanically through perltidy”

Perl Best Practices: Code Layout: Vertical Alignment

http://shop.oreilly.com/product/9780596001735.do I came across this chapter a while ago, and I enjoyed the argumentation quite a lot. I think the Vertical Alignment idea applies to all sorts of code, not just Perl code. I am personally a follower of the Vertical Alignment sect, although I think, that should be the main stream. “The other day”… Continue reading Perl Best Practices: Code Layout: Vertical Alignment