James Russo

James Russo

Engineering at Brex

Fullstack engineer who knows nothing about design.
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Commenting Code: School vs Industry

68.calendarDecember 26, 2020 | 5 min read

Back in school, teachers and TAs made commenting your code seem like a necessity that everyone constantly does as a software engineer. Without comments, you shouldn't consider your code complete. However, since working in industry I find it much different in practice. This post outlines my own observations on when software engineers actually comment their code and when it's important.

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