Each Tuesday, I post a one-liner — an insight learned from 20 years as a software development professional distilled into a succinct statement.
Back when I began creating software I was taught a waterfall development process. With what Agile has preached for a generation, you might think that this was horrible. Yet, I’m reflecting that the former approach had upsides that we have since lost.
Sooner or later when creating software you end up drawing diagrams to explain how the system you are building works. This post is a short primer to Mermaid, a tool for creating and maintaining diagrams, with personal insights.