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How to get started blogging?

How to get started blogging?

Throughout my many years on this earth I have tried my hand at blogging. And to be honest, I had no idea what I was doing.  I see a lot of my peers beginning their blogs, trying to build a personal brand.  But nearly all seem to be lacking (and I’m not excluding myself).   Building a personal brand is one of the easiest ways of advancing your career.  But what constitutes a good blog?  How do I get started?  If you’re like me, the first thing you do when a question arises is google it.

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Comments are useless, sometimes evil!

Comments are useless, sometimes evil!

That’s right, I said it. Comments are evil. But wait a minute, I hear you say, they tell us about the code, help us explain what is going on, etc etc.  I’m not saying comments can’t be useful in code, of course they can, but that vast majority are not.  Most that I have seen are simply useless and some are even downright evil.

“Code never lies, comments sometimes do.” – Ron Jeffries

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Posted by DCCoder in Design and Best Practice, General, 0 comments