Code Poets [Sponsored]
>> In context.
>> And line breaks, stanzas.
>> Indentation, even word choice.
>> And that's why we consider ourselves, code poets.
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>> I look for certain things in both poetry and code.
>> Mm. They should be lightweight and elegant, not bogged down by lines and
lines of garbage.
>> Personally, I find it helpful to actually write poetry about the code.
I call this one Stopping by a 25-inch Monitor on a Snowy Evening.
The code is lovely, dark, and deep, but
I have uptime promises to keep and miles to go before I sleep.
And miles to go before I sleep.
Now, who has Adderall?
In the beginning, I'm not worried about the little things like,
does my code work?
Is it functional?
I care about the big picture, the overall arc of the story.
Like an M Night Shyamalan movie, my code has three acts.
And then a surprise ending.
>> Oh, and the ending is a little boy saying I see dead code.
Code doesn't work really.
>> Yeah, but those, those are details in the beginning.
That's why we turn to APPDYNAMICS.
It gives us real-time insight into our app.
How it's performing, how it's being used, where it needs help?
>> And it needs a lot of help.
How do I code thee?
Let me count the ways.
I code thee with the passion I put to use in watching Game of Thrones.
I code thee with Doritos and
Red Bull, and if God choose, I shall but code the better after death.
Or even in unscheduled downtime.
I code thee.
>> I've actually been inventing new forms of code poetry.
[MUSIC] There once was a man from Nantucket, whose code was so
bad they said-