Charity Majors+ Your Authors @mipsytipsy CTO @honeycombio; co-wrote Database Reliability Engineering; loves whiskey, rainbows. I test in production and so do you. 🌈🖤Black Lives Matter🖤 Jun. 23, 2020 1 min read + Your Authors

O.D.D., observability-driven development. as you write the code, add instrumentation that will allow you to validate that it is working as intended in production.

then go and look at it: is it working as you expected, does anything else look .."weird"?  https://thenewstack.io/a-next-step-beyond-test-driven-development/ 

i swear to god. if you can get this down -- automate CI/CD, such that your code reliably goes live <15 min after you merge -- and drum it into your software engineers til it's muscle memory --

you will catch most bugs right then and there, while it's all fresh in your head.

the overwhelming majority of engineers have never experienced what it's like to work on a system that is well-understood and easily understandable, that yields its mysteries up willingly at the slightest nudge.

it's not rocket science. you too can have this.🌷


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