When Is a Vetted Pattern No Longer a Vetted Pattern?
April 11, 2020; 2 Comments
The moment you change it.
As soon as you start to tweak the underlying code or aspects of the design, you run the risk of introducing bugs. That part should be easy for any developer to understand.
The tougher part to get your arms around is that once you add features that on their own may be perfectly valid, you can create an experience that does not make sense for your users. In some cases it can be completely unusable.
I’ll grab a couple examples to try to highlight [...]
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