Hi! I'm Alvaro Montoro
I am a Software Engineer based in Austin, TX, currently working as a UI Manager at Visa.
I have over 15 years of experience in software development, and a passion for Front-End. I enjoy exploring web technologies and creating sites and web apps.
I blog about technology, act as a moderator in Stack Overflow en Español, and often engage with the Tech Twitter community.
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The Importance of Being a Maintainer
Today, I read an article that listed the main phases of development as Development, Testing, Code Reviewing, and Deployment. But that misses two of the most important phases of the SDLC: Design and Maintenance.
With many projects lasting 1-3 years, and many developers' tenures being in the 2-3 years before jumping to greener pastures, software developers often don't have to worry about maintenance or deal with the consequences of the software they developed.