Constant vigilance is the price you pay for an elegant application.

Removing Features

Applications have a natural tendency to grow. If you donโ€™t pay attention, what started out as an elegant, simple application that perfectly solves a single problem, can quickly turn into a huge behemoth of an application that solves a ton of problems, but solves all of them poorly.ย Features are always more complex than you think, and many small features quickly add up to one large mess.

This is the kind of application you want:

If you are not careful, this1ย is the kind of application you will end up with:

Constant vigilance is the price you pay for an elegant application.

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(Via Minimal.)