This year my hobby will be building things to extract data from, analyze and visualize complex software (statically & runtime) to more quickly grok ridiculous codebases comprising complex systems I'm dealing with. Each layer has various independent security controls/confinement that don't always sit very well on the next. Want to more efficiently identify critical/trusted parts, or even just survey what components there are, to reveal actual (rather than communicated) structure. Lots of GraphDBs

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By the time you have your first million lines of code there's easily 100+ person-years invested, surely we can spend a few months mapping this out. I don't know how everyone else feels so great leaning into such massive projects, regardless of language it's in, when the systems engineering/analysis required to meaningfully support such complexity appears to be totally absent from the core development process. I wish this wasn't so hard to sell to people

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