Prince:Coding Guidelines

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The most important consideration is to correctly solve the problem at hand. However, your code will become useful beyond the original task as you follow these guidelines:

  • Keep it DRY (Don't Repeat Yourself)
  • Write specs for your code (spec-more, bacon, and rspec are good for this)
  • Code should be self documenting
  • Code should also be documented, to be clear
    • YARDoc is the preferred tool, then TomDoc
  • Follow semantic versioning practices
  • Follow Ruby Best Practices