Reading Code Good
As a new programmer, reading code is a powerful exercise that will help you grow as a developer, and this talk outlines how.
As a new programmer, everyone tells you to build. But just as important is reading. Reading code is a powerful exercise - dissecting the source code of gems and libraries used in your preferred framework offers the opportunity to examine patterns and design choices, while building confidence in new developers. But good code reading isn’t as simple as scanning the source. The concrete guidelines outlined in this talk can maximize the benefits of your future code reading sessions and help you grow as a developer.
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Saron is a rails developer and creator of CodeNewbie, the most supportive community of programmers and people learning to code.