on November 3, 2013
on September 14, 2013
on June 13, 2013
The unavoidable price of reliability is simplicity.
Complexity kills. It sucks the life out of developers, it makes products difficult to plan, build and test, it introduces security challenges and it causes end-user and administrator frustration.
Simplicity is hard to build, easy to use, and hard to charge for. Complexity is easy to build, hard to use, and easy to charge for.
Beauty is more important in computing than anywhere else in technology because software is so complicated. Beauty is the ultimate defence against complexity.
Complexity has nothing to do with intelligence, simplicity does.
The central enemy of reliability is complexity.
Controlling complexity is the essence of computer programming.
The competent programmer is fully aware of the limited size of his own skull. He therefore approaches his task with full humility, and avoids clever tricks like the plague.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
The computing scientist’s main challenge is not to get confused by the complexities of his own making.
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