arrow-flex-shortarrow-flexarrow arrowsbinocularschartcogsflex-icongeargithubglobelightnings linkedinlock plantscalestarget triangle-icon twitter

Play Like You Train

Jason
October 06, 2016

You've probably heard this before. Repeatedly. On the school football team from the coach, in a post-match interview or on some inspirational poster. The premise is simple: the habits you form during training will manifest in the big game, for better or worse.

We believe this is just as relevant for development. When we've got a lot on the temptation can be big to cut a corner here and there. The reasoning goes: it's only a small change - what's the worst that could happen?

If you follow the Code Style for even the smallest changes, the whole project will have beautiful code. If you review a quick hotfix with the same care as a full release not only are you more likely to catch issues with the hotfix itself, but your natural tendency will be to follow the right process for the big go-live.

Make the investment to build the right habits when no one is watching, and when everyone is, you'll be ready.

Play like you train.

Articles

By using this website you agree to our cookie policy
x