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Oct 2, 2023Liked by Janahan Sivaraman

> a system that makes the company ~$30B/year. A mature system.

> A system whose codebase has no tests.

I’ve spent the past 4 years, part-time, on and off, improving the front-end tests in a fintech company. They have a mature, 10+y product that (mostly) evolved with tech. The front end, although strated from jQuery and Backbone, now feels like a modern stack to work with (all the latest React and build tools). It takes time and effort but if it makes you money, it’s a reasonable investment.

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It's been 4 months since I wrote this. It's been an experience.

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Jan 31Liked by Janahan Sivaraman

How many tests did you add? 😃

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you're a funny guy. It'll be covered in this week's edition

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Luckily my new move was close to money. Survived this time..

hope you staying safe and things gets better soon. Stay safely

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relatively safe, for now. I'm glad you moved closer to the money as well.

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