Understanding complex systems


Categories: Tech-notes Tags: dev

TLDR: A few tips for faster onboarding and less stress (hopefully).

Working as a software developer, there have been numerous projects I had to jump in and feel at home as quickly as possible. The recurring challenge is understanding how the system works and how can I quickly introduce new features or get rid of unwanted bugs.

These “out-of-comfort-zone” activities resulted in an expanding list that helped me keep my sanity :p and deliver expected value in the shortest possible time.

In a somewhat planned order: