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Simplicity

Discussion in 'General Programming Chat' started by jazzc, Jan 10, 2012.

  1. jazzc

    jazzc Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    One of the things I notice a lot in our trade is the urge to adopt new "cool" stuff. The principle of Keep It Simple Stupid though is a proven one.

    Here 's a very educational story fron Gnip. Gnip is the company that gets/processes and distributes a gazillion of data directly from Twitter (exclusive partners).

    In order to solve a "simple" conceptually issue, the first did the cool thing. After they realized it was inefficient, they did they reverted to a plain old simple tools. The comparison? Read it here: http://blog.gnip.com/simplicity-wins/ and keep it in mind when you are setting your design goals.
     
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