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GeneralRe: In defense of spaghetti code. *ducks* Pin
jschell17-May-23 8:37
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honey the codewitch17-May-23 10:10
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Eusebiu Marcu18-May-23 1:38
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MikeCO1018-May-23 4:36
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jschell18-May-23 6:43
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Eusebiu Marcu18-May-23 7:40
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jschell19-May-23 8:46
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Eusebiu Marcu20-May-23 0:06
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jschell wrote:
The author is a contractor doing piece work. This is not part of a large application for a company for which the author is working as an employee.

This does not mean writing spagetti code over and over again. The ONLY reason he states is the short-term cost (as he thinks the app will be scrapped) - no hardware limitations, no legacy code, no nothing... only short-term cost. Doesn't really matter the size of the app; writing spagetti code over and over again will cost more to maintain in mid/long term (especially, if a new dev picks it up) not to mention the unknown side effects a change might have.

jschell wrote:
optimizing the cost is significant

Is significant if you also consider the time scale + code's future. If it would have been better to write spaghetti code as a best practice, it wouldn't be a bad practice. Smile | :)

I never encountered an app that was badly written (like spaghetti code) and kept alice just because in the initial stages the cost was peanuts, because most likely after some short time the cost of having that app will exponentially increase...
Eusebiu

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Eusebiu Marcu21-May-23 23:34
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