CERN Accelerating science

Best practices: the theoretical and practical underpinnings of writing code that's less bad

Tuesday, 8 August, 2017 - 13:30 to 15:30

Software development is a tricky job; best practices help. This lecture explains why, and suggests some ingredients people at CERN have found useful over the last decades. Together they can reduce bugs, improve code usability and maintenance; in short: they simply help you write better code.