Elegant Software [Joel Spolsky]

Two anecdotes from StackOverflow founder Joel Spolsky, on how Google and Amazon wrote elegant software that balances simplicity and power.

Two anecdotes from StackOverflow founder Joel Spolsky, on how Google and Amazon wrote elegant software that balances simplicity and power.

Audio: https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/business-of/ep-70-simplicity-vs-value-in-YaRkM5T41IN/ (45mins in)
Talk video: https://businessofsoftware.org/2009/01/joel-spolsky-at-business-of-software-2009-video/


Oct 2021 update - I snipped it here: https://youtu.be/-QqIyICyXbU
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