Good ways to overcomplicate your code and slow down development

jbv jbv.silences at club-internet.fr
Mon Sep 18 16:18:11 CDT 2006



Josh,

>
> I'm NOT saying not to plan at all, that is as deadly as overplanning...
>
> But Revolution's huge differentiating factor as a dev tool is that:
>
>
>                                                    The prototype IS
> the project.
>
> Guy Kawasaki's philosophy is:
>
> 1. stop planning, jump in and start writing the dang thing
> 2. test, fix and rewrite as you go
> 3. If you can't fix it, just start over
>
> (I paraphrase)
>
>

this is too good to be true...

I can think of quite a few projects for which planing before writing
a single line of code was unavoidable, especially projects built around
a data structure...

JB




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