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Fact. Cheap labour is a false economy!
I've seen a 700 line switch statement with nested ifs in each case from a £200/day contractor, which didn't even work correctly. Took him 2 weeks to build.
Same functionality from an £800/day contractor. Maintainable and clear. Took him 2 hours and worked first time, including unit tests.
Yup! Do it right the first time and save money - in anything you do.
@Torntech welcome to devRant! I see your point but if the project fails due to incompetent devs they are in bad trouble.
purged35433yI always tell PMs: "You can have it Good, Cheap, or Fast, but you can only pick two."
Then, when they throw more junior developers at it I tell them: "9 pregnant women doesn't make the baby come in a month."