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Dustin Marx: Viral Bad Code: Why and What to Do About It

Dustin Marx talks about Viral Bad Code: Why and What to Do About It:

In the Code Anthem blog post Bad Code is Viral, Amber Shah describes why "writing bad code is viral." This is a great post that reminds me of a pattern I have seen repeatedly: bad code does seem to have a viral nature. Even when the original bad code is rooted out, it is often removed too late and the infection has spread into other pieces of the code. In this post, I look at some of the observations I have made regarding bad viral code and how to contain it and eradicate it. Why Bad Code is So Viral ...

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