Chapter 13. Living with Your Technical Debt

In this final chapter, we describe how you can continue exploring the technical debt landscape and how to make the management of technical debt an integral part of your product development activities.

Your Technical Debt Toolbox

By now, you’ve developed a more comprehensive idea of what technical debt is about and how it affects your software development projects. It is likely that your projects suffer from technical debt to some extent. But if managed well, technical debt can be an effective design strategy.

Throughout the book, we have recommended activities that you can do today. But you may still be asking how all these activities fit together in your particular situation. The answer is “It depends!” ...

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