Good ways to overcomplicate your code and slow down development

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Thu Sep 14 20:07:54 EDT 2006

Jerry Daniels wrote:

 > On Sep 14, 2006, at 3:07 PM, Josh Mellicker wrote:
 >> One of the great things about Revolution is the speed of
 >> development, and how the language can lend itself to minimalist,
 >> simple, elegant script structures and code. One line to do the work
 >> of many.
 >> However, even the best fall prey to bad habits, some perhaps from
 >> other dev environments, that slow us down and rob us of precious
 >> time, as well as making apps overcomplicated, and needlessly
 >> difficult to debug and expand.
 >> Here are a few common ways I've learned to overcomplicate scripts
 >> and slow down software development.
 > Josh, you have a future making presentations! Very informative and
 > entertaining.

He may be too modest to say so himself, but Josh has actually made quite 
a career making presentations:


I've worked with him on a project, and he's quite a good instructional 

  Richard Gaskin
  Managing Editor, revJournal
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