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Discussion on: What are some good questions to ask when you're inheriting a codebase?

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Roelof Jan Elsinga

Things such as:

  • What are the steps I need to take to get this running on my machine?
  • What does the deployment strategy look like? (PR for new features/fixes, Commit styles, build steps)
  • What is the role of testing in this project?
  • Where do you keep track of issues?
  • Do you have a code style guide? (code rules)

Just some stuff to quickly write code in the same way as the current maintainers.