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Chapter 9. Style

Chapter 9. Style

Here is a silly stately style indeed!

—William Shakespeare, The First Part of Henry the Sixth

Computer programs are the most complex things that humans make. Programs are made up of a huge number of parts, expressed as functions, statements, and expressions that are arranged in sequences that must be virtually free of error. The runtime behavior has little resemblance to the program that implements it. Software is usually expected to be modified over the course of its productive life. The process of converting one correct program into a different correct program is extremely challenging.


  

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