N-Tear Development

21 Jun 2001 /
Crying woman
And there was sadness round, and faces bowed,
And woman’s tears fell fast, and children wailed aloud.
— William Cullen Bryant, “The Old Man’s Funeral”

On any software project, the development time and cost, as well as the amount of weeping and gnashing of teeth, will increase geometrically with the number of abstraction layers.

That’s why it’s called “n-tear development.”

Thus spoke The Programmer.


No Comments on N-Tear Development »

Why not be first?

TrackBack URI

RSS feed for comments on this post

XHTML: You can use these tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>