Thursday, May 20, 2004

Quotations on simplicity in software design

There are two ways of constructing a software design. One way is to make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies. And the other way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies. -- C.A.R. Hoare

1 comment:

Alison said...

Premature optimization is the root of all evil in programming.

Hello. This should be posted on each programmer's screen. Going down this path ensure's messy programming in my opinion.