Escaping from technical debt when it seems impossible
On August 16th, 2019 Selfie2Anime went live to unexpected success. Unfortunately, the code deployed wasn't anywhere near ready for the load we experienced and some bad decisions were made in the heat of the moment to get everything up and running. 8 months on and we're dealing with the consequences of those decisions every day. In this post, I tell the tale of how we came to terms with our problems and learnt to deal with them.