About Marc Harter
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Entries by Marc Harter
Habits can be damning or liberating. Perhaps you are like me. I know having tests, examples, and documentation are good things for any program but why do they always seem to be an afterthought? Wouldn’t it be great to have a coding methodology that propels me to write well-documented and tested programs that are easy […]
Promises are a compelling alternative to callbacks when dealing with asynchronous code. Unfortunately, promises can be confusing and perhaps you’ve written them off. However, significant work has been done to bring out the essential beauty of promises in a way that is interoperable and verifiable. The result is Promises/A+, a specification that has made its way into […]
Linting is the process of running a program that will analyze your code for potential errors. A lint program does this by using a set of rules applied to your code to determine if any violations have occurred.
I recently watched an insightful talk from Rob Pike where he shared his experience attending Lang.Next, a conference focusing on new and upcoming trends in programming languages. While there, Rob noticed how many presenters focused on things they were adding to their respective languages. This concerned him because languages were becoming more complex and similar […]