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Issue No. 06 - November/December (2007 vol. 24)
ISSN: 0740-7459
pp: 18-20
Rebecca J. Wirfs-Brock , Wirfs-Brock Associates
ABSTRACT
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. , pp. 18-20, November/December 2007, doi:10.1109/MS.2007.163
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