Things my dog taught me about software development

A humorous comparison of puppies to junior software developers. Some takeaways: much like puppies, junior developers are bound to make mistakes, but not because they want to; rather, it’s caused by a lack of experience, so it’s best not to get mad when this happens lest they learn to fear you. And, perhaps more importantly, you need to “clear up any mess that’s left behind”. For dogs this is self-evident, for developers this requires “refactoring”, the process of clearing up code mess before it “develops a life of its own”. Read full article here

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