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honey the codewitch30-Nov-21 0:36
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you'd think I'd be better at making it accessible to other developers.

That is the part of coding where I really struggle, and one of the reasons why I tend to write here, to try and improve that.

One of the problems is the size of functions in my code, a byproduct of some limitations of mine due to a head condition I live with - and yeah it impacts my coding. On the other hand I don't struggle with functions that have a high cognitive burden attached to them. Where most people might break a problem down into its component parts in order to solve it, I tend to solve it as a unit. Personally, I understand the advantage to breaking problems down, but half the time it's done simply because the author didn't fully understand the problem when they started attacking it, but I digress. My functions are longer because I have trouble keeping track of things that are offscreen. I need to work with what's right in front of me or I almost immediately forget what I was working on, or at least important details of how to work with it. I can write a function and a minute later (not exaggerating) forget how to call it, and while it happens to most of us occasionally, it happens to me constantly. It's part of the nature of that condition I live with. So I try to keep the entire problem onscreen in front of me.

That leads to functions with high cognitive load, and sometimes difficult to decipher code, at least for others, but I find my own code easy to understand precisely because of all the stuff I was just talking about. With other people's code, the more it's broken out, the *less* I understand it, and I'm not talking about layers of abstraction necessarily, but simply dividing a problem into different functions and classes confounds me.

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