"This formulation of this statement has been attributed to KentBeck;
it has existed as part of the UnixWay for a long time."
Make It Work Make It Small Make It Fast @wiki.c2
"A time tested optimization pattern.
- First, make the code do what it is supposed to do. Do not try to optimize for size or speed yet. DoTheSimplestThingThatCouldPossiblyWork.
- Second, reduce redundancy. Refactoring common code to a common location is easier once the code works, harder after it has been optimized for performance. OnceAndOnlyOnce.
- Third, optimize execution time. ProfileBeforeOptimizing.
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