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Arek Panek

Arek Panek

Senior Engineer at Buffer

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OpenJan 16, 2024
Our First Fixathon: How We Squashed 44 Bugs in One Week

Buffer, as a company, closes the last week of the year every year, and historically, as an engineering team, we’d do a code freeze for the week before we’re closed so nothing broke heading into the holidays. (Pretty smart of us.)  This year, we did something different, and it still worked out. We used the last week of the year as a “fixathon” for our whole engineering team.  Fixathon = a week where our 29-person engineering team spent a whole week focused on fixing bugs.  By the end of the we