Contrarily, I percieve a coder as one producing results in a given language: a programmer writes programs in several languages but is oft ignorant of a language's idiom. Either of these individuals may be prone to haste.
I disagree with some comments concerning code aesthetics although I whole-heatedly cheer the comments about concise subroutines and your comments about abstraction rather than monolithic code.
I gained a lot from Kernigan and Pike's book Practice of Programming that indicates that code beautification is irrelevant with tools like emacs to reformat to coders preference; but it is confusing when diffing versions of the same file indented differently.
I suppose in the final analysis being a programmer or coder, is based solely on the individual's perception.
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