Today I read some technical blog posts that caught my eye over the week. Here’s
a summary of each.
XY Problem: summary of an antipattern where a
person asks for help enacting their solution to a problem, without sharing
the problem itself. Often the solution they are pursuing is the wrong
solution, but they’re asking the helper to start helping further down that erroneous
road. I’ve done this, and been on the receiving end of this, many