Mr. Lee’s Rules


Rule #1

For every open bracket, there must be a corresponding close bracket: { }, ( ), [ ]

 

Rule #2

If you don’t know…ASK!

 

Rule #3

Learn the basics first…you have to walk before you can run.

 

Rule #4

The computer will do exactly what you tell it to do and exactly what you don’t tell it to do.

 

Rule #5

If it compiles, it doesn’t mean that it will work

 

Rule #6

There is always a reason why something doesn’t work.

 

Rule #7

Someone will always write better code.

 

Rule #8

Make your code readable.

 

Rule #9

Read the error message

 

Rule #10

There is never a stupid question, only stupid people (See Rule #2).

 

Rule #11

Never go anywhere without your multitool.

 

Rule #12

Not everything works the first time around (see Rule #5).

 

Rule #13

Never volunteer for something until you know what it is.

 

Rule #14

Do what you say you are going to do.

 

Rule #15

Don’t just sit there waiting for someone to help…try to figure it out yourself (see Rule #9).

 

Rule #16

Knowledge ≠ Understanding

 

Rule #17

Never underestimate the bandwidth of a station wagon.

 

Rule #18

If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not learning.