Clean Coding Techniques: Introduction

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Clean Coding is a broad term for philosophies, principles, and practices to make better, more efficient, and less error-prone software. This introductory course explaisn what clean code is, why it matters, and what benefits it gives. You'll start with a snippet of simple code, to get a better sense of how it works, so that you can build a product that is consistent and maintainable. Next, you will learn the DRY practice of code, so that you do not repeat yourself. From there you will observe how to organize projects and teams to write clean code and assure that code is readable, functional, and secure. You'll conclude by exploring how to review policies and procedures to help make cleaner code.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Describe the basic goals of clean coding
    Specify the reasons why clean coding is important
    Define the benefits of adopting clean coding
    Describe the fundamental principle of creating simple code
    Define why code should be made understandable
    Specify how code can be better by being made consistent
    Define the importance and benefits of maintainable code
    Describe the principle of dry and why it's important
  • Specify the importance of code readability
    Define the importance of better code functionality
    Describe the importance of better code security
    Define the benefits and best practices for organizing project files
    Specify the benefits and best practices for team organization and clean coding
    Describe how policies and procedures can be implemented for better clean coding
    Demonstrate usage of different naming conventions, commenting, and syntax

IN THIS COURSE

  • 2m 7s
    After completing this video, you will be able to describe the basic goals of clean coding. FREE ACCESS
  • 2m 11s
    After completing this video, you will be able to specify the reasons why clean code is important. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Benefits of Clean Coding
    2m 13s
    In this video, you will learn about the benefits of clean coding. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Simple Code
    2m 51s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to describe the fundamental principle of creating code that is simple. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Understandable Code
    1m 24s
    In this video, learn how to define why code should be understandable. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Consistent Code
    3m 10s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to specify how code can be improved by making it consistent. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Maintainable Code
    2m 8s
    Learn how to define the importance and benefits of code that is easy to maintain. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Don't Repeat Yourself (DRY)
    1m 34s
    After completing this video, you will be able to describe the principle of DRY and why it is important. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  The Importance of Readability
    4m 24s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to specify the importance of code readability. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  The Importance of Functionality
    2m 10s
    Learn how to define the importance of code functionality. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  The Importance of Security
    1m 58s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to describe the importance of code security. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Project Organization
    1m 39s
    In this video, you will learn how to define the benefits and best practices for organizing project files. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Teamwork and Clean Coding
    2m 29s
    After completing this video, you will be able to specify the benefits and best practices for team organization and clean coding. FREE ACCESS
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    14.  Policies and Procedures
    2m 1s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to describe how policies and procedures can be implemented for better clean coding. FREE ACCESS
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    15.  Exercise: Demonstrate Clean Coding Basics
    2m 16s
    In this video, you will learn how to apply different naming conventions, commenting, and syntax. FREE ACCESS

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