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Ben Nadel at CFUNITED 2009 (Lansdowne, VA) with: Todd Sharp
Ben Nadel at CFUNITED 2009 (Lansdowne, VA) with: Todd Sharp ( @cfsilence )

Ben Winters

Member since Nov 12, 2022

Recent Blog Comments By Ben Winters

  • Only Solve One New Problem At A Time

    Posted on Nov 12, 2022 at 3:53 PM

    @Ben, Thanks for sharing those examples. I'm not sure if this was the case in that v6 to v7 rewrite, but I can definitely see that rewriting with a new language and/or set of tools, without key members having experience with those things, can quickly multiply estimates as devs explore and ... read more »

  • Only Solve One New Problem At A Time

    Posted on Nov 12, 2022 at 10:42 AM

    I'm familiar from experience of the stakeholder need for incremental changes. However, I do wonder if sometimes the existing codebase may be too far gone and incremental changes are far more costly than a rewrite by someone who knows what they're doing (obviously I'm speaking of a personal e... read more »