Wednesday, January 28, 2009

The Egos of Programmers

Programmers have this thing where they're paid to handle all this complexity with their minds, and so programmers grade themselves and the other programmers around them by how much complexity and stuff they know. But you really want programmers to have a love of simplicity: tools should have a simple, pleasant interface, function calls should be easy to make and hard to screw up.

2 comments:

Eric said...

Amen Brother Bigelow, amen!

Wes Bigelow said...

What the f? You made it to the best blog on the internets!