Technical Debt

David Alban posted a link to Andy Lester‘s slides, “Get out of technical debt now!” to the San Francisco Perl Mongers’ mailing list. Andy gave the talk at a recent London Perl Mongers meeting.    (KRO)

It’s a very clever framing of a common problem. My favorite line:    (KRP)

When you can’t do the projects you must do, you are bankrupt.    (KRQ)

Update (June 29, 2006): According to Andy, he actually gave those slides at YAPC::NA 2006. Someone from happened to see his talk and posted his slides to their list.    (KS3)

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