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Let's Stop Using the Term 'Grandfathering'
14 May 2021
The term Grandfathering is used to describe to process by which, when you stop offering a particular type of user account or plan or feature, but don’t want (or can’t) move user currently using it to one of the newly available ones. You ‘Grandfather’ these accounts onto some legacy account plan. These types of accounts or often called Grandfather accounts.
Comments are the Enemy
29 June 2017
Contrary to popular opinion and most forms of software development training, comments are not actually helpful. Comments are, in fact, the enemy. Adding comments to your code or your company’s code do not make you a hero. Comments are not to be admired. Adding a comment to your code is to admit failure. You failed to make your code readable.