What Technical Debt Is And How It’s Measured

Daniel Okwufulueze
Feb 20, 2019 · 7 min read
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There’s this saying that there’s more than one way to crack an egg. This concept applies to software engineering too. In engineering a software system, there’ll be more than one way to do it. This poses a challenge: finding the best way.

The Dilemma

It would seem that the best and most efficient ways of building software systems aren’t usually the most…