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Technical Debt Affects Testing, Too


When I was working on a project several years ago, the development team was making a case for addressing technical debt. There were some parts of the architecture they wanted to update because it would make future changes easier, some parts they wanted to address because changes in those areas usually resulted in surprising problems, and some third-party libraries that were going to be deprecated and needed to be updated to the next best library. The entire conversation revolved around how this “debt” affected development.

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