HTML: Hyper-Text Markup LanguageThe term markup is derived from the traditional publishing practiceof "marking up" a manuscript, which involves adding handwritten annotationsin the form of conventional symbolic printers instructions in the margins andtext of a paper manuscript or printed proof. For centuries, this task was doneprimarily by skilled typographers known as "markup men" or "copymarkers" who marked up text to indicate whattypeface, style, and size shouldbe applied to each part, and then passed the manuscript to othersfor typesetting by hand. Markup was also commonly applied by editors,proofreaders, publishers, and graphic designers, and indeed by documentauthors.
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Text"Later equals never."In our youth we always said, "Ill clean up the codelater", but of course we never did. "Later equals never"
Text"Clean code always looks like it waswritten by someone who cares."Programmers need to think of themselves ascraftsmen, and take pride in their work.Maybe customers cant see your work, but otherdevelopers certainly can, and you should take pride inwriting crisp, clear code that other programmers caneasily read and comprehend.
Text"The ratio of time spent reading(code) versus writing is well over 10to 1 ... (therefore) making it easy toread makes it easier to write."
Text"Master programmers think ofsystems as stories to be told ratherthan programs to be written."