The Myth of the Super Programmer

Absolutely excellent bit on the real art of programming (or engineering, or life in general) - reducing complexity. It's a goal I strive for everywhere, from the breeds we choose for our flock to the design of water systems in the barn to my choice of programming languages and tools. Simple is invariably better, and it's nice to see this truth explained in such a clear and cogent manner.

I would venture to say that most software developers have some sort of belief that they are just a regular programmer, but there exists out there some super programmers who actually do the difficult algorithms that control caches on hard drives and index search results for Google

(link) [Making the Complex Simple]

via Code Project News

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