Too eager to add code

I’m a little too eager to add code. If there’s a mess that needs refurbishing, rather than refactoring, I’m too quick to create a parallel world that is nice and tidy like I’d like it. Problem is, I don’t come back to the code in want of refurbishing enough. I know I should rejigger it to use the new shiny bits. For some reason, call it inertia, I don’t.

This is a shot across my own bow. Prefer refactoring to refurbishing. Prefer refurbishing to jumping into something new. Prefer shipping code to all of the previous tactics.

Published by Adam Keys

Telling a joke. Typing.

One reply on “Too eager to add code”

  1. Maybe you can create a “refurbish” issue in your tracker of choice as a low priority item so you don’t forget about it.

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