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26 points by grayprog on July 14, 2017 | hide | past | web | favorite | 5 comments



Bob half implements his module so quickly that it fuels the business. Business hires Fred to help keep it running. Fred likes to criticize other people's code that happens to pay his salary. We get blog post.


Tactically cutting corners to get to market is a valid strategy.

The problem is when people stop even evaluating the corners they're cutting, and when they react to having this pointed out to them with snarky comments about time to market.


that was too long - tl;dr?


Are you guilty of being a TL;DR programmer?


I think once you start falling into those patterns, whether at work or on a personal project, it's time to move on, recenter, and possibly reevaluate your career choice.




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