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Ben Nadel at cf.Objective() 2013 (Bloomington, MN) with: Nathan Deneau
Ben Nadel at cf.Objective() 2013 (Bloomington, MN) with: Nathan Deneau

Working Code Podcast - Episode 133: The Final Stretch

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Starting a new project is always exciting: there's so much potential, so many visions of grandeur. Completing a project — on the other hand — is always a challenge. In the engineering world, we often joke that the last 90% of a project takes just as much time as the first 90% of a project. Inspired by the GitHub Guide: Finish Your Projects, we wanted to talk about why finishing a project is always such a slog; and, how we can keep the momentum moving forward in order to get our projects across the finish-line.

ASIDE: I believe that using feature flags (Video Presentation) and building products incrementally is an absolutely critical part of getting things done. Water-Fall project management and big-bang rewrites are almost always a recipe for disaster and abandonment.

All that and more on this week's show:

... featuring these beautiful, beautiful people:

With audio editing and engineering by ZCross Media.

For the full show notes and links, visit the episode page. And, be sure to follow the show and come chat with us on Discord! Our website is workingcode.dev and we're @WorkingCodePod on Twitter and Instagram. New episodes drop weekly on Wednesday.

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