Posts in the "Your Daily Software Anti-Pattern" series.
Gold Plating is the act of making code look good above what is necessary to make it work. The solution is to remember that perfect is the enemy of good.
Ever had a hammer and everything looked like a nail? You had a Golden Hammer! Let's learn why this isn't a good thing.
A Boat Anchor is code that is kept even though it doesn't do anything. The solution is YAGNI. Delete it!
A Big Ball of Mud happens when a system has no architecture. The solution is planning, or in bad cases, a firehose.
Cargo-Cult Programming occurs when devs use code, which makes their system work, but do not understand why. In other words, a Tuesday.
Death by Planning is... exactly what it sounds like. So how do we stop it?
God Objects in software development occur when a single class either knows too much or does too much. The solution? Smite them.
A stovepipe enterprise is a company whose teams are so separate that their systems are incompatible. The solution? Introduce a benevolent dictator.
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