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The Technical Debt Snowball

Photo by Pauline Bernfeld on Unsplash

Technical debt. Many software engineers will be familiar with this term and the constant arguments about its definition.

A popular analogy of technical debt is personal financial debt. People often take out loans on large purchases to allow them to make the purchase much sooner.

For example, buyers often take a loan instead of paying the total cost in cash when purchasing a home. They…

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