KBall, Nick, and Chris dig into the various dimensions along which projects vary, dig into testing and best practices, and share a number of lessons learned from legacy projects.
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- Christopher Hiller – Twitter, GitHub, Website
Notes and Links
Ways projects vary
- 12 Signs You’re Working in a Feature Factory
- Node Release Schedule
- Reddit discussion on developing mission critical software
- Survivorship Bias
Testing & best practices
Legacy code & refactoring
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