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Discussion on: What is the worst advice for the newbie?

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alpsoy profile image
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The worst I have ever heard so far was: “If it’s working then leave it like that”. Thankfully it wasn’t addressed to me when I was a newbie.

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Can you explain why is it bad? It is a broad advice, I wonder what specifically is on your mind.

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That may apply in many different ways.

For instance, for game dev, it should work at 60fps, but might work at 15fps with terrible coding but still works.

When it comes to sql, execution might take 10x longer than it should be, but might still work. The list goes on.