Readable code is a real asset, because your code will at some point be read by others, your co-workers, and even yourself. Everything usually is crystal-clear at the moment you write it, but 12 months’ passage can leave you scratching your head.
The more plainly you can write code, the easier it will be to decipher. Since time is money, clean code will have a direct and significant impact on your bottom line, especially if you work with a team.
Elements of Clean Code
- Code Formatting
My conventions and style for various types of MySQL queries, developed over nearly a year of hand-writing SQL.