Daily Archives: June 19, 2006

Rhythmic Programming

Has anyone else ever had the experience of typing code in such a way that you build up an actual rhythm, patterns, a definable velocity punctuated by occasional flourishes? 

I found that happening today. I’m coding up a well-understood pattern in this application and so I can type quite a bit in long spurts. I find that I’m almost typing in “sentences” as I go…it’s very interesting…kind of odd…