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Still Getting Away With It Developers Knew Site Was Doomed

Posted Tuesday, October 22nd 2013 @ 11am

(NEWSER– The problems plaguing were entirely foreseeable to those who built it: Facing high stress and what they called last-minute changes from their bosses, developers worked insane hours and pounded energy drinks for months to put together what the AP calls a "mind-numbingly complex system"—and when they were finished, the integration testing was performed not by outside experts from private software firms, but by government officials. The day before it went online, testers saw it crash under the weight of just a few hundred users, the Washington Post reports.

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