tight code

tight code

Software that is written very efficiently. An experienced programmer can create much tighter code than a novice, and the difference can be like night and day. Contrast with spaghetti code.
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The European engineering community is primed for software that can generate tight code to turn those concepts into reality."
The Alliance was created to better serve multi-national corporations with their interior design requirements through improved consistency of service, a tight code of professional ethics and the ability to successfully navigate cultural differences and local requirements.
The new authority will make it a legal requirement for any clamper to be licensed and operate under a tight code of conduct.