Make backupsThis tip submitted by Vox on 2004-12-30 07:58:06. It has been viewed 24904 times.
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Make sure that when you have a program with more than a few hundred lines of code, you make a backup copy somewhere. Once you find you made some huge mistake, or decide there is a better way to code the entire thing, you'll be glad you made that backup so many hours/days ago instead of re-coding hundreds of lines of code.
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