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It’s Both What You Say and the Way You Say It

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There’s no point in having great ideas if you don’t communicate them effectively. ~ Tip #12 from the book "The Pragmatic Programmer"

In code's domain, where logic reigns,
Ideas spark, like whispered rains.
But brilliant functions, elegant lines,
Fall silent echoes, if no one defines.

Communication's bridge, a crucial art,
To share the vision, from mind to heart.
Words, like pixels, painting a scene,
Where understanding, vibrant and keen.

Clear concise, the programmer's creed,
No jargon's thicket, where meanings bleed.
Simple language, a guiding light,
Banishing shadows, of confusion's night.

Active voice marches, with purpose bold,
Passive whispers, stories untold.
Examples dance, like fireflies bright,
Illuminating concepts, in the day's gentle light.

Empathy's touch, a bridge across,
Understanding the listener's loss.
Tailored words, like brushstrokes fine,
On different canvases, ideas entwine.

Confidence whispers, with steady beat,
Humility's cloak, for doubts to retreat.
Present your thoughts, with passion's embrace,
Let conviction ignite, leave no room for disgrace.

For words unspoken, are seeds uncast,
Potential unrealized, a fleeting blast.
Communicate clearly, with passion and might,
And watch your ideas, take flight, take flight.

So let your code sing, with eloquence rare,
Through documents, emails, presentations with care.
For it's not just the what, but the way you convey,
That unlocks understanding, and lights up the day.

In realms of code, where logic's song rings,
Let communication, be the wind that brings
Your ideas to life, on vibrant wings,
And leave your mark, on the world that technology sings.

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