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What will be your legacy as a developer?

Buddy Noone
Wednesday, December 31, 2003

The last guy's code is _always_ crap compared to yours.

Rick Childress
Wednesday, December 31, 2003

[nod]
It's the law.

Philo
Wednesday, December 31, 2003

I've only once ever heard that the developers who came after me appreciated the code that I wrote.

I guess I only wrote good code once in my career. :-p

Brad Wilson (dotnetguy.techieswithcats.com)
Wednesday, December 31, 2003

The last person to work on my code thought it was a pile.  Wait, it was me; and it was!  (3 years old)


Wednesday, December 31, 2003

i was fortunate enough to work on a consumer product that sold over a million copies.  i've worked on several other commercial products that have had varying levels of success.

working on mass-market consumer software was always my goal and it took quite a while to get there.  starting off as an embedded, real-time (x86) assembler programmer in the midwest was a long way away from the east coast (boston) and the real world of software development.

dir at badblue dot com
Wednesday, December 31, 2003

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