Nina Zakharenko

Developer, Pythonista, Speaker. Cloud Developer Advocate at Microsoft

Technical Debt - The Code Monster in Your Closet - PyCon 2015

2015-04-08 2 min read Video Speaking Conferences

This talk was given at PyCon 2015 in Montréal, Canada.

Technical debt is the code monster hiding in everyone’s closet. If you ignore it, it will terrorize you at night. To banish it and re-gain your productivity, you’ll need to face it head on.

I’ve worked at many institutions with many programming languages over the past decade. They all have technical debt. Putting on a band-aid and ignoring the real issues can be disastrous. We’ll go through several case studies, review big red flags, and learn how to start chipping away at the problem with confidence.

This talk was featured in several blog posts.

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