eating one's own dogfood
When a developer uses their own code for their own daily needs. Being a user as well as a developer creates the user empathy that is the hallmark of good software.The term seems to have originated at Microsoft. http://www.joelonsoftware.com/items/2004/04/16.html
Last updated: 2006-12-12
eat flaming death ♦ eating one's own dogfood ♦ eating your own dogfood
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