Archive for November, 2012

AR lazy eval

Web Development Insights

Writing good code is not an easy task to accomplish and every developer has his weak spots.

For me, developing in a concurrent environment and scheduling between tasks is a serious weak spot.
I know, it may be obvious why these two specific topics might burden the development but I’d like to put it into simple words:
(1) The tiny fact that I cannot read the code line by line and know it really was the order of execution can sometimes make me wish I would have chosen a different profession (not really 🙂 )
Debugging suddenly becomes hell, if not useless, and all these threads pop up to your console from nowhere without having control over them. Not a pleasant experience indeed.

Lucky lucky me, as a Rails developer, I don’t get to deal with concurrency too much (if at all), but that doesn’t mean that (1) is solved…

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