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Does Beautiful Code Imply Beautiful Design?
November/December 2007 (vol. 24 no. 6)
pp. 18-20
Rebecca J. Wirfs-Brock, Wirfs-Brock Associates
Yukijiro Matsumoto, chief designer of the Ruby programming language, claims brevity is one of the most important contributors to beautiful code. Although brevity can contribute to code beauty—clarity of purpose, expressive use of the programming language, and design elegance also play a part. But is there more to good design than beautiful code?
Index Terms:
code, design, habitable code
Citation:
Rebecca J. Wirfs-Brock, "Does Beautiful Code Imply Beautiful Design?," IEEE Software, vol. 24, no. 6, pp. 18-20, Nov.-Dec. 2007, doi:10.1109/MS.2007.163
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