August 2010 Archives

I Don't Do Deadlines

Because of deadlines, many programmers create Quick & Dirty
(Q&D) code rather than doing things The Right Way. This
leads to many problems.

• Deadlines cause bugs

When programmers write Q&D, they often ignore edge cases. This means the code reject things it should process and process things that is should reject.

• Deadlines cause delays

Because of the bugs, the code doesn't work when the deadline arrives and the deadline has to be extended.

• Deadlines undermine the confideā€¦

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