Beautiful Software

I ran into this quote that reminded me that software development is indeed a craft. I love when software can be described as beautiful.

“Ugly programs are like ugly suspension bridges: they’re much more liable to collapse than pretty ones, because the way humans (especially engineer-humans) perceive beauty is intimately related to our ability to process and understand complexity. A language that makes it hard to write elegant code makes it hard to write good code.”

– Eric S. Raymond

About Chris VanHoose

Principal Software Architect at CT Lien Solutions
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