All Things Open 2018 - Raleigh, North Carolina US
Technical debt is the code monster hiding in every programmer’s closet. If you ignore it, it will terrorize you at night.
I’ve worked at many institutions with many programming languages over the past 12 years. They all have technical debt. Putting on a band-aid and ignoring the real issues can be disastrous. We’ll go through several case studies, review big red flags, and learn how to start chipping away at the problem with confidence.