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Introduction to Week 1

Writing clean and easy to understand code it is a crucial part of the software development process. Watch Dr. Geert Jan Bex telling you best practices

Week 1 learning goals

During this week, you’ll learn about:

  • Code style,
  • Best coding practices,
  • Error handling,
  • Writing API documentation,
  • Writing application documentation.
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