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Originally published in Queue vol. 13, no. 8
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Agustin | Thu, 03 Dec 2015 14:29:14 UTC

We should release software as soon as possible. It is well known that software development is often a wicked problem: we know if we have solved it only when we have developed it. This powerful reality will drive teams to cut corners, introduce technical debt. However, this force for early release should not be an excuse to encourage sloppy software or sloppy developers. A sloppy developer is a software engineer in training, she should be treated like that. They need to commit to improve in design skills or they need to leave the team, unless they are a technical expert in a valuable discipline such as machine learning. In this latter case, they should not be developers for the production team, just prototypes of their technical ideas.

ensi | Sun, 22 Nov 2015 11:30:24 UTC

Never treat your users as testers though, or release (intentionally) crappy buggy "beta quality" software. Your users will hate you for it and look for alternative better pieces of software.

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