Too early implementation

Tim Chase python.list at
Sat Apr 18 14:47:30 CEST 2009

Filip Gruszczyński wrote:
> I am not a very disciplined person. Usually I rush to my next
> assignment and code furiously, hoping that my initial understanding of
> the stated problem will be just fine. And Python does very little to
> stop me ;-) If I had to do something in C++, I know I would have to
> write all those header files, fill stubs, etc., which is a lot of
> work, which I don't want to do twice. So I take a while and start to
> think, because it's better to be safe, than sorry.
> So, do you know some good methods to prevent myself from just starting
> coding (which I like very much) and do some thinking about the problem
> (which I like a little less ;-))?

Well, you can force yourself to write tests first...


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