Do you already know what big ball of mud means?
And code smell?, Is your nose prepared to detect them?
Can you affirm that you are commited with the mantainability?
Do you have architectural sensibility to avoid these kind of situations? Or you are comfortable with the inertia of the day-to-day task of patching the holes. (it doesn't matter if it works..)
While much attention has been focused on high-level software architectural patterns, what is, in effect, the de-facto standard software architecture is seldom discussed.
This talk is intended to identify and summarize the causes that lead to misusing our time on complex maintenance, and give tips and best practices to avoid the big ball of mud and to achieve the best quality products.