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Seriously, normally i add comments with plans for the near future (idk, how the alg should work or what i want to add).
Or I just didn't. Forget use comments and probably die after hours to try understanding my own crap.
gintko320918dUsually to-do comments, but I always write them at the beginning of implementation (or as reminders to revisit, once main logic is implemented) to make my intention clear to myself. Anyway, to answer your question, I honestly remember code I wrote one year ago, it would take me a few minutes to figure out why I did something the way I did, that’s even less a problem to remember my intentions the next day or after the weekend. Of course unfinished work after longer period of time (holiday?) may be harder to remember, so to-do is my way to go.
asgs369618dTODO (asgs) - DO IT!
My approach is:
Hibernate computer so that when you start again you're back right where you left off - all the browser tabs, editor windows, you name it. Helps me a lot to remember what I was doing.
Also adding several todos so that I get everything out there. Just like when writing code comments, I like to imagine that I'll be reading my notes in a year or more. For me, it's either that or overestimate my memory.
Also writing and sketching on paper...
The goal is to do such a good job documenting that I have a snapshot of my brain, that way I can totally LET GO and not feel like I have to remind myself of what I was doing so that I don't lose it.
ScriptCoded752918d@natinaum Haha. Welcome :)
@gintko Writing them before seems smart :) Like documentation and tests ;)
@ihatecomputers Yeah, hibernation helps a lot. Works for a few days and then my computer gets a little tired. Much easier to restart than clearing processes or whatever. Though during that restart is when I forget the most it feels like 😅
Devnergy485718dTodo comments and manual notes in my notebook or post it notes. To be creative :)
Also if you have a project manager then he/she will remind you if you forgot it
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