Thursday, June 8, 2017

Build software like Lego with this smart new developer tool

The cardinal rule in programming is “Don’t repeat yourself,” or DRY. It says that developers should only implement a particular functionality within a project once. Doing otherwise is bad, because it introduces technical debt and potential inconsistencies. But it only really applies within the scope of a project. If you move on to something else, it’s inevitable that you’ll write something you’d previously used in different projects, which obviously is hugely inefficient. This is something Ran Mizrahi, co-founder of Bit, is intimately familiar with. When working on Wix’s development team, he scanned the entirety of its myriad of software systems…

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