A Rant On Reusability

added by DotNetKicks
4/15/2020 3:11:35 PM


Oh sweet reusability, the once-prized tenet amongst developers everywhere, how you have fallen. "Why recreate the wheel", they say - a time-saving, highly-valued guideline that in my mind -just common facade over laziness. Sure, reusing code certainly saves time in the present, and since it's likely worn down and battle-tested, shouldn't that mean it's safer than building something custom?


Gary Woodfine
4/19/2020 7:35:56 PM
Great article and makes a load of sense! All to often, I walk into projects that have tried that re-usability dilemma, and like you say have only managed to create a ball of mud dependency mess!