13: Livable Code With Sarah Mei
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Livable Code With Sarah Mei Follow us on Twitter! @tech_done_right, leave us a review on iTunes, and please sign up for our newsletter! Guest Sarah Mei: Founder of RailsBridge, Director of Ruby Central, Chief Consultant at DevMynd Software. Summary Is your code the kind of cluttered house you might find on a reality TV show? Or the kind of sleek, minimalist house you might find in a architectural magazine. Neither one sounds like a place you could comfortably live. Sarah Mei joins the podcast to talk about Livable Code, what makes a codebase livable, how to negotiate tension between junior and senior developers and how Rails deals with developer happiness. Notes 01:33 - What is meant by “Livable Code”? 04:25 - Where does codebase abstraction go wrong? 05:41 - What makes a codebase livable? Code Climate 09:16 - Calibrating the Right Level for Your Team: Retrospective Meetings 12:22 - Principles of a Codebase 18:21 - Alleviating Tension Between Junior and Senior Developers 22:57 - The Goal of Career…