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The Random Sustainable Coder

Looking for good books? Here are two on software development and one on… randomness. “How much of the success in your own career is due to chance? If you’re a stock broker, it’s probably close to 100%. If you’re a software developer, …” Continue reading

Sustainable Software Development, Part 2: Managing Complexity

As the code base grows, the complexity of your code increases. The pace of software development often slows down as the product matures. Why is this? What can we do to manage complexity? Continue reading

Sustainable Software Development, Part 1: Managing Technical Debt

Software projects sometimes go bad. The pace of development is not sustainable. To achieve sustainable software development, we need to keep our focus on what’s important: the long-term health and maintainability of our source code Continue reading