Managing Dependencies with 6 Easy Questions

Nothing is free; everything comes with a cost. As developers, many might not acknowledge it, but we are always making trade-offs. With every new line of code we write, we are compromising the integrity of the system. The changes we make affect the complexity, stability, performance, flexibility, and cost to implement. For example, let's say we decide to move duplicated logic to an abstracted method. We are improving stability and efficiency at the cost of development time and potentially increased complexity. Another example is choosing to use a 3rd party library instead of building the logic ourselves. This reduces development... Read More