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What does DTSTTCPW stand for?

DTSTTCPW stands for Do the Simplest Thing That Can Possibly Work


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The 'if you're not sure what to do yet' part tends to be forgotten. See: http://www. artima. com/intv/simplest3. html Particularly: I think the advice got turned into a command: "Do the simplest thing that could possibly work. " That's a little more confusing, because there isn't this notion that as soon as you've done it, we'll evaluate it. People ask, "Well, how do you know it's the simplest?" In my case, we didn't know.
A simple design always takes less time to finish than a complex one. So always do the simplest thing that could possibly work next. If you find something that is complex replace it with something simple. It's always faster and cheaper to replace complex code now, before you waste a lot more time on it. Many people try to measure simplicity. Simple defies measurement because it is a very subjective quality.