cut-and-waste code

<humour, programming> Code that someone found online (e.g. in a blog) and copied and pasted into a product. The result is usually a lot of wasted time trying to track down obscure bugs from code that may have made sense in the original context but not in the new one. Also known as blog-driven development.

[Dodgy Coder].

Last updated: 2014-07-03

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