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Definitely fun, but also slightly nerve-racking. A new project, script, or proof of concept left entirely up to you. The canvas is completely blank. Your initial code will probably be the seed for whatever this is for months or years to come. Remember all that trash you talked about the poor decisions everyone who came before you made? It's your turn. Don't screw it up.

Tangentially related for some of the younger devs: The predecessors on your project probably weren't idiots. It's possible, but they were likely working with a different set of requirements under a different scope. Even the code that it morphed into over time was probably a good enough decision for the constraints at the time.




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