Copy and Paste Programming

Copy and paste programming is a pejorative term to describe highly repetitive computer programming code apparently produced by copy and paste operations. It is frequently symptomatic of a lack of programming competence, or an insufficiently expressive development environment, as subroutines or libraries would normally be used instead.

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Copy And Paste Programming - Deliberate Design Choice
... Use of programming idioms and design patterns are distinct from copy and paste programming, as they are expected to be recalled from the programmer's mind, rather than retrieved from a code bank ... There is research aimed at "decriminalizing" cut and paste, known as the Subtext programming language ... Note that under this model, cut and paste is the primary model of interaction and hence not considered an anti-pattern ...

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