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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Programming is not a craft

I agree with this, programming is not a craft by Dan North.

So here’s my concern with the idea of Software Craftsmanship. It’s at risk of letting programmers’ egos run riot. And when that happens… well, the last time they went really nuts we got Web Services, before that J2EE.

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The best software should be understated and unobtrusive (as, maybe, should be the best programmers).

posted by Graham at 17:57  

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