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Day 150 of Project 365: Coding by Hand

Sometimes when I am really stuck -- like right now, with my WordPress plugin assignment -- I write PHP out longhand. I don't know if it helps me understand it, but the act refocuses my energy so I'm not just bashing my head against the keyboard.

Day 150 of Project 365: Coding by Hand

I am probably making the plugin ten times more complicated than it needs to be, but I want the finished product to do something useful instead of just demonstrate a set of competencies.

This idealistic approach may collapse tomorrow.

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