Did you know that the human body contains 60% of water? I’ve found a new way to lose weight: I stopped drinking as much water as I used to.
Results are great: losing up to 300g / day. Save for the constant migraine, this is working great!
I’ll just drink the missing water later.
… is what I hear when someone tells me: “we don’t have time for unit tests” or proposes a dirty workaround as a solution to meet a deadline.
Every time I have compromised on quality, it has came later to bite me.
Compromise on scope, not quality. Prioritize by value, have a working version early on, create yourself options. Then when the deadline is coming and you’re not done, you can cut the scope rather than quality, and still have something working.
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