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Pragmatic coding

Stefan Koopmanschap argues that, besides writing beautiful code and using kickass frameworks and libraries, we should be able to do some quick and dirty coding as well.

Can you write me a simple script that fetches some information from an RSS feed and displays the titles? Like, just write me that script in a couple of minutes. I don’t care about tests, quality, etc. Just get me the information, quickly.

http://leftontheweb.com/blog/2017/01/04/pragmatic_coding/

Freek Van der Herten is a partner and developer at Spatie, an Antwerp based company that specializes in creating web apps with Laravel. After hours he writes about modern PHP and Laravel on this blog. When not coding he’s probably rehearsing with his kraut rock band. He loves waffles and butterflies.