Monday, May 29, 2017

My debt with you

Last week, my CTO explained to me and a group of people that his focus for the next few weeks was on our ‘technological debt’. I’d never heard the term before, and by the puzzled looks on everyone else’s faces around the table, I assume I wasn’t the only one. Fortunately our CTO is a perceptive person, so he understood what our quizzical expressions meant and explained further. Technical debt is a concept that developers use to describe the extra work that comes with taking shortcuts. You’ll cut some corners, forgo documenting things, fulling know that this is all going…

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