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Discussion on: New job, new codebase. How do you even get started?

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Thiago Araujo Author

That's a good strategy, I do that as well!

Most codebases have some form of a "user" model, and this is often one of the oldest classes. It tends to accrue some technical debt naturally.

It's a good place to look at when you want to do some digging and learn more about the history of a project.