RafaƂ Malinowski

637 days ago

You'll notice that many of the laws above don't directly apply specifically to software, and this is intentional. The fact remains that software is built for people to use and interact with, so many of these laws relate to dealing with people rather than code.

15 Fundamental Laws of Software Development

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This widely-known adage dates to a philosopher and friar from the fourteenth century named William of Ockham. Occam's Razor is often stated as: It's no surprise that the whole reason we can recall an adage from 600+ years ago is that it works so well.