Sources of Technical Debt

Dealing with technical debt is no fun. It's better to avoid it in the first place. To help with that, here's a list of common sources of technical debt.

Sources of Technical Debt

Technical debt is the accumulation of a series of poor design choices--or poor implementation of good design choices--that makes ongoing maintenance and future changes more difficult than need be.

Common Sources of Technical Debt

Listed below are several common sources of technical debt.   I'll explore each one in more depth in future articles.  Links will be added accordingly.

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