Production Challenges

Although your Web team may include several developers and a tech lead, in practice the day-to-day tasks devolve to individuals working in isolation. The resulting code is often a “black box,” whose inner workings are a mystery to everyone on the team except for one or two people. Good tech leads are in high demand, and their efforts may be diluted over multiple simultaneous projects. Consequently, the activities during this highly technical phase are usually a complete mystery to all but a small handful of people in the organization.

Principles of Good Technical Design

  • Reuse existing code and database tables where possible.

  • Create reusable, modular code and database tables by identifying features that may be useful in future ...

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