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GeneralRe: Why you shouldn't inherit someone else's code... Pin
Eddy Vluggen20-Oct-19 12:52
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Sander Rossel20-Oct-19 11:08
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Eddy Vluggen20-Oct-19 11:21
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Sander Rossel20-Oct-19 11:39
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Sander Rossel20-Oct-19 12:14
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That's the best part!
I've always considered the client and the costs, even when I was just a code monkey.
"I can make this, but with just a little change/concession I can do it a lot cheaper."
Or "We should REALLY do that even if the client doesn't want it because it's going to save us both a lot of pain later on!"
If I knew what was coming I could even tell my manager we should put some effort here, charge the client less, and then get it back on later work which would take less, but we could charge more.
I've even called clients to sell them my ideas or help them with theirs.
Of course there's a huge difference between helping existing customers and trying to reel in a new one.
The code, while sometimes fun, is often the most boring part Laugh | :laugh:

I did recently turn down a job offer by the way.
It was some bug fixing in a WordPress application.
I don't know WordPress all that well, so nothing good can come from that Laugh | :laugh:
Sometimes it's really not worth the investment.

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Eddy Vluggen20-Oct-19 12:41
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Generalbloated code base begs for semantic liposuction ? takes a special blade Pin
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General3D printers are OK but Pin
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