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Mar 28 2017   4:14PM GMT

technical debt

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

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Refactoring

In software development, technical debt is a metaphor equating Extreme Programming’s incremental, get-something-started approach with the acquisition of money through a loan. Continued…

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“Doing things the quick-and-dirty way can create quick-and-dirty code snippets, which can add up to big technical debt across a large program.” – Christopher Tozzi

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