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What do you think about the following fix I deployed this week?
doA(); - doB(); + setTimeout(doB, 1000);
You cringed. Huh?
Now, imagine how the UX designer reacted when I told them I introduced a one second delay in the interface. Yeah, we didn’t high five on the call.
Trust me, I’m not super proud to know such a commit with my name is in the logs. But this was the best step forward at our disposal, and it took me only thirty seconds.
Sometimes, a bad intermediate step is what enables a better way forward. Or as they say you have to break eggs to make an omelet.
Here’s 25 lessons I’ve learned about code. In no particular order.
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