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The fourth virtue of the programmer

Note: This article was cross-posted on  Medium Larry Wall once wrote “The three great virtue of the programmer are: laziness, impatience, and hubris”. I took great care to follow this path to become a programmer. Though I must admit I already had great disposition for laziness. Now, as an accomplished programmer (*cough* hubris *cough*), I think it’s time to improve further. I’ve search for a loooooooong time. And after a week of thinking (*cough* impatience *cough*) I’ve decided to talk to you about the fourth virtue of the programmer. The fourth virtue that’ll make you a more productive programmer is consistency . Let me show you in this article how to apply consistency for your profit easily (*cough* laziness *cough*). Find your rhythm and stick to it Your mileage may vary, but for most people, being consistent in the time you allocate to a project/task will boost your productivity. Don’t take my word for it, but make an experience: Code one day a week on a project