Making others care about refactoring
Do you feel like you're working with a dumpster fire, but no-one cares?
Like many things in programming, the real problem is not technical, it's people.
Management doesn't seem interesting in fixing what's already there? How can clients understand benefits of cleaning the codebase? Co-workers quit or act like they just don't care?
Let's see what you can do.
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