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Navigating Extra Work in Programming Teams

Recently, I read an interesting article by Ben Northrop that can be found here. In the article, Ben talks about the concept of ‘doing extra,’ which is not the same as doing more. For example, if you’re asked to implement two APIs and finish early, you can use the extra time to think about how to make the implementation more efficient, secure, or reduce the code length. That’s ‘doing extra.’...

July 17, 2023 · 4 min · Amin Rashidbeigi