The Coder’s 12 Commandments

  1. Don’t create frameworks, YAGNI
  2. Use methodologies to support you, not to control you
  3. Read Code Complete and The Mythical Man Month
  4. Hire brilliant people
  5. Documentation is fiction, code is fact
  6. Can’t code => No decision power
  7. Testing rocks, debugging sucks. We are on good track on this
  8. Nine women can’t make a baby in one month
  9. Feed your developers good food
  10. Code reviews are important, we should to them
  11. Collect application data to decide about its performance
  12. Share knowledge, everything should be (internally) accessible to everyone