Johan Halse

Full-fat web developer since 1999
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Hang your code out to DRY

I recently read an article by Jason Swett where he argues against Sandi Metz’ old chestnut “duplication is better than the wrong abstraction” and it made me feel like I have to articulate why I’m Team Sandi here. I’m sure I’ve used the saying a million times in discussions with colleagues and, as such, I feel personally attacked by Jason’s article and need to defend my honor.

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That's expensive!

Look, I’ll freely admit to knowing next to nothing about the Enterprise world. It’s like a separate universe of its very own, populated by Solutions Architects and threatening-sounding acronyms like ITSM and SAFe.

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