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GeneralSome thoughts on dumbing down code Pin
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Mycroft Holmes2-Jun-18 23:11
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So CodeWraith got most of it correct. Over engineering is the bane of our industry, it destroys maintainability. I have a mantra - maintenance is the most expensive aspect of software.

gggustafson wrote:
that an employer who desires that code be produced that can be maintained by junior developers
I agree that this is both the right and the responsibility of the owner. However the "junior developer" must have a reasonable level of competence and are expected to learn and expand their skills so only feeding them the simplest code structures is doing a disservice to them and the employer.

I guess the issue is defining where over engineering begins. I failed to do this with one developer and we now have a project that no one can support as we eventually let the dev go Blush | :O .
Never underestimate the power of human stupidity
RAH

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