You Are Not Paid to Write Code

“Taco Bell Programming” is the idea that we can solve many of the problems we face as software engineers with clever reconfigurations of the same basic Unix tools. The name comes from t…

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This is something I have always argued with my fellow programmers too. Most of regular business problems can be solved by off the shelf products. But most of the programmers I know, prefer to write every solution from scratch. It is almost considered dirty to touch someone else’s software.

 

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