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GeneralThe pinball wizard Pin
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I am a very experienced developer, but I find that my 'process' when I start on some new bit of functionality or sub-system is pretty much bounce off the walls for a while, trying this, discarding it, trying that, discarding it, keep a bit of that attempt, keep a bit of that one, etc... Since I work alone there's no point in writing specifications. All it would result in is that I took a lot of time writing down in detail the first bounce off the first wall, which was then discarded on the way towards the next wall.

Some might say it is time wasting, but ultimately I think it's a wash. The time I would have spent looking 'professional' and writing a bunch of stuff down just gets traded off for trying various things until I find what I like. Given that I almost never do the same thing twice, all the stuff I might write down would mostly be guesses that are probably about as likely to be wrong as right once I really dig into the practical realities of it. And, in the end, I can know for sure that various things that I might have initially discarded really should be discarded, as opposed to actually being a better idea than the one I wrote down so carefully.

Am I the only one who uses the 'Chaos Pattern' as a development tool?
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