Reading, Writing, and Code

  title={Reading, Writing, and Code},
  author={Diomidis Spinellis},
  journal={ACM Queue},
Forty years ago, when computer programming was an individual experience, the need for easily readable code wasn't on any priority list. Today, however, programming usually is a team-based activity, and writing code that others can easily decipher has become a necessity. Creating and developing readable code is not as easy as it sounds.