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Discussion on: What clean means and why you should care

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Tora Jane (she/her)

I haven't finished reading Clean Code... There are so many good coding books and so little time. But sometimes I feel I get stuck in analysis paralysis trying to make my code clean and functions only do one thing.

I feel like I start with Clean Coder intention and end with "I just need to finish this by the deadline"... I end up racking up a lot of technical debt. Future/Present day Tora is always cursing Past Tora for the swiping the Technical Debt credit card.

I do feel with experience, I have gotten better with writing clean code up front, but I always worry that things will get messy as deadlines get arbitrarily set for me.