4. Delivering Continuously

“Programming is not a zero-sum game. Teaching something to a fellow programmer doesn’t take it away from you.”

John Carmack

The art of building software is a craft that takes many years to perfect. In the early years of our careers, we often equate lines of code with the quality or the cool factor of an application: the more lines of code we write, the better the developers we are.

Once we get over that misconception, we tend to go the other way. We believe that the fewer lines of code we write, the better our code is, and the better the developers we are.

At some point in our professional development we start to realize that there is no direct correlation between lines of code and application quality. Whether we are ...

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