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Discussion on: The Legacy Blues: How To Maintain Joy Doing Digital Janitorial Work

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You don't really get much joy from the work while doing it. However, you can take pride in your solutions to resolve the technical debt your project has. Even with legacy applications, you are capable of leaving your own mark on making the code base better.

Every developer loves the thought of new development. The reality is - most software development is maintaining and enhancing older code bases. Even game developers are tasked with creating new games using pre-existing code bases and frameworks.