Have you ever heard words like below?
- “We’d better off not using design patterns.”
- “Design patterns introduce complexity and we want to keep things simple.”
- “Those patterns are just for huge codebases.”
Undoubtedly, the more experienced a developer is, the more knowledge on design patterns/anti-patterns, common pitfalls, and best practices they posses. So, you can weigh the technical superiority of a company/team/developer with their appreciation for standing on the shoulders of giants.
So, if your answer was positive, recalibrate your technical expectations from your current workplace.
About Regular Encounters
I’ve decided to record my daily encounters with professional issues on a somewhat regular basis. Not all of them are equally important/unique/intricate, but are indeed practical, real, and of course, textually minimal.