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Mike Breeden27-Nov-23 4:35
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Andy Brummer28-Nov-23 11:36
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I worked on an ancient web app written in visual basic back in the day. It had one "page" that took two numeric parameters The first one represented the dll and the second the method on the object. Those mappings were done in a database lookup.

All the methods took a single undocumented xml object as a parameter and stored all data in that one nested dictionary before doing other id lookups to load other components to build more of the tree. At one point I had 3 or 4 copies of visual basic running in debug mode to figure out how some nested component got the data needed.
All of that eventually was passed to an xslt file to generate html.

The architect that put that together was on another team, and shared his design with me before his team built it. I kept pointing out that it did nothing except make things more complicated, and totally lost my cool as he kept trying to explain the beauty of it to me.

They built that system and a year later nobody was left on the team because it was so hard to work with. I eventually ended up tearing it down and migrating it to a much more basic design. When the only constraints to building software live in people's heads, they end up building based on whatever crazy assed ideas seem good to them at the time.

That system was built out of cognitive load, and was the most ridiculous thing I ever worked on. I think it replaced a system with a few 6000 line functions of nothing but nested switch statements, but that was child's play in comparison.
Curvature of the Mind now with 3D

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