Stack Diving: Getting up to Speed in a Large Codebase

This article describes a technique that helps to become productive in a large code base quickly. When mentoring other engineers, I found this to be a very effective and teachable approach. The primary audience are software engineers and engineering managers. When I joined larger organisations, the on-boarding usually involved some sort of starter task: add a new metric to the dashboard, allow people to add a website URL to their profile, … ....

2022-08-26 · 4 min · Daniel