[Tutor] Code optmisation

W W srilyk at gmail.com
Sat Apr 5 13:24:16 CEST 2008

On Sat, Apr 5, 2008 at 2:44 AM, Alan Gauld <alan.gauld at btinternet.com> wrote:
> "yogi" <byogi at yahoo.com> wrote

>  > Question 2: If I have convert this code into a function.
>  > Should I ?
>  Only if you have a need to reuse it in a bigger context
>  or of you want to parameterize it. You could maybe break
>  it out into smaller helper functions such as the one I
>  suggested above.

Personally, functions are always fun!

And useful. Even if you don't need to play with them later, there's no
loss, because the exercise is in and of itself a good one. Plus, I
think functions tend (though not always) force you to clean up your
code: As Alan has mentioned, there are a few places that you duplicate
code. The exercise of converting to functions will often point out the
fact that you have multiple code.

Have fun!

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