🗂 Link: Developers schetsen gitzwart beeld van Booking.com

De Volkskrant spoke with fifteen (former) employees of the company in recent months. In the piece ‘ Bookings burn-out machine’ from the Saturday supplement, which can also be found online – the developers complain about programming language Perl, which forms the basis of the online platform and which they believe is being held too rigidly. According to an anonymous source, criticism of Perl may even be dismissed.

The developers understand that a company that originated at the end of the 1990s carries a certain legacy , but according to the ex-employees there is a ‘barely untangled tangle of millions of lines of code’, the newspaper summarizes

Source: Developers schetsen gitzwart beeld van Booking.com