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1

There's nothing like that feeling that you're pulling the thread on a big idea. The idea is still fuzzy, but you keep moving the code around, and it slowly becomes clearer, one refactoring at the time. It's in this phase I cannot stand to write tests first.

2

Programmers love to delude themselves into thinking that unit-test coverage of golden paths means quality software. "Worksforme / close".

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