YAPC::NA 2006 — Andy Lester

Get out of Technical Debt Now!

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2006-06-26 2:31 PM CST
42 Minutes, 1 Seconds

Technical debt is stuff that gets left behind during a project: postponed documentation, unwritten tests, unfixed "TODO" notes throughout your code, and other workarounds you promise to do to "later". Like financial debt, unpaid technical debt accrues interest until you go bankrupt. Software projects start out fun, but often accumulate technical debt that drains project resources and makes developers miserable.

In this session, you'll learn:


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