Developer Tea

Don't Make the Problem Fit the Model

Episode Summary

One of the most critical skills is the ability to map information and relate it to other information. In today's episode, we're talking about mapping models that go wrong and how forcing a concept into the wrong model can cause major problems in software and your career as a developer.

Episode Notes

A model is not the pure picture of the truth. If we think about road maps as we use them today, they are almost always slightly out of date. In what way can a map be useful as they relate to developers?

In today's episode, we're talking about how we can easily abuse a model by changing a problem to fit a model that a team relies on and the repercussions of broken models in our code and our career as software developers.

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