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I was reading Jeff Vogels "Six Ways to Write More Comprehensible Code" and got to thinking about Tip #6 which is "Don't Be Too Clever by Half". The overall idea is that if your code is too clever you may be creating more problems than you are solving. Jeff states that if you have to look up some intricate detail of the programming language in a book while writing your program, then the code is too complicated. He goes on to say that programmers with an encyclopedic knowledge of a language can turn 10 lines of code into 1 line of code but this will just cause headaches for the rest of us in the future.

Overall, I think Jeff's points are good. I've worked with a lot of programmers who tend to write code like they are in some sort of a competition. They try to out gun each other daily and use everything in their arsenal (including the latest and greatest) for that particular lanaguage.

In my experience, I've found that this type of programming can create three serious problems



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