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Maintainable source code repositories

It’s 8:30am on Monday morning. Bob’s boss greets him.

Bob’s next two weeks are not going to be fun at all…

Bob at 8:30am on Monday, then again at 9:00am after trying to read the repository. The stress of reading the repository combined with the realisation of how hard it was going to be to make any changes caused his beard to literally fall off.

Indeed, the ratio of time spent reading [code] versus writing is well over 10 to 1.
- Robert C Martin

Easy to read

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Easy to test

Easy to change

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Documentation

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Well organised

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Conclusion

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Software Engineering trends and insights from a Melbourne based digital business that services some of Australia's largest enterprise businesses.

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