Hy•giene“The things that you do to keep yourself and your surroundings clean in order to maintain good health” (Merriam-Webster.com).
Call it an obsession with tidiness and efficiency. We live in a society full of hoarders, and we buy storage to organize multiples of the same items. Eventually, you look around and ask yourself, “Do I really need all this stuff?”
The same goes for writing code. Clean code is easy to read, write, and maintain. The messier the code, the easier it is to forget the structure and design decisions that were made a few months ago. I want to discover practices that are conducive to healthy, maintainable Web sites. Let’s investigate together and improve our coding as we go, shall we?