The Code We Don’t Write

Lessons I’ve learned from software development in 500 Words

1. Write As Little Code As Possible

The best code is no code at all. If we can complete our project requirements by pressing a button, we should do it. If this button does not exist, we must write code.

The temptation of all developers is to redesign systems with no concrete payoff. This is because developers are clever and enjoy building things.