R E S P E C T
09 January 2014
A strategy for success when entering existing code, is surely to start out with a respectful attitude towards the effort made by those who created the first piece of software. As a new developer you probably don’t understand why choises were made, what caused things to be as they are. Don’t asume they were fools by doing things the way they did, but examine why and what the reasoning was - before trying to change and challenge everything.