Fixing someone else’s project mess can drive you crazy
As a developer, I hated taking over someone else’s code, trying to make sense of their programming style, and then fixing it or modifying it to whatever new functionality was needed. For me, the same is true for projects. It’s nice to be called in to save the day, but really it’s more rewarding to me to take a project from conception to rollout – hopefully, a successful rollout rather than to try to patch a sinking ship or to even take over a functioning project in mid-stream. Fixing someone else’s project mess takes skill and thick skin.
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