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The Wall of Technical Debt

By Bram Janssens

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The Wall of Technical Debt

“Technical debt” is a metaphor for all software design choices that turn out to be suboptimal, no longer valid, or just plain wrong. These choices incur a cost on future development, and the shortcuts taken today will later slow you down until you “pay back” the debt by fixing the problems. And it’s not only code: Artifacts like architecture, documentation, tests, and domain models can all suffer from technical debt.

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