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Oreo Separators

by | Mar 11, 2013 | Developer Blog | 0 comments

This slapdash Oreo Separator Machine project quickly captivated me with its hilarious presentation:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pii4G8FkCA4
It reminded me of a number of software projects I’ve taken stewardship of over the years: projects that actually work and solve a real problem for their owners, but were perhaps created by someone uninitiated in the finer points of software creation.
I love pitching in on these sorts of codebases because you can often make dramatic improvements to the code’s performance and quality by making a few calculated modifications.

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