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Paying technical debt

Ok, so here is a fairly well-known Internet company called Booking.com, looking for programmers. These days, many companies like to think they can be picky hiring their engineers, but not Booking.com. They start out apologizing for their codebase like this:     At Booking.com we believe that a good developer is a good developer no […]

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Sonar: a valuable tool for every Java shop

If your organization develops Java applications, chances are that Sonar could be very valuable for you. Sonar helps you calculate your technical debt by analyzing your project’s source code. Here’s Ward Cunningham’s definition of it: Shipping first time code is like going into debt. A little debt speeds development so long as it is paid […]

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