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ComputerToucher1778245dSolving technical debt doesn’t bring in revenue. Only incurring more technical debt by agreeing to build everything any anything that one customer who hasn’t even paid a dime or signed an agreement asked for.
Which if you think about it, lines up quite well with the funding model of some of these companies: incur massive amounts of debt from investors to grow at all costs, pump up the valuation to ridiculous numbers and dazzle dazzle the market with shiny Press Releases whilst doing nothing about the raging dumpster fire that is a burned out, probably pissed off workforce.
It all makes sense when you stop trying to make it make sense
Koolman42164245dBest part were still building on the same code from the 80's
iSwimInTheC41378245dDo you see that shadowy area way off in the distance?
That's our numerous monoliths built to the Tech Debt Gods. We never go there.
darkwind1375244dMy previous senior / tech lead
Had his former project monolith built without a single unit test.
Do I need to add anything else?
Debugging in the production is just a top of the iceberg that happened in his project
In my opinion he can't be higher than junior with such approaches
He had eleven years of experience working as DBE though