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Basit Anwer

  • Generally, less code is easier to understand than more code; however, there is a point at which code is so dense that it becomes hard to read.

  • Code is read much more often than it is written.

  • Code frequently lives longer than we want it to.

  • The person who tests or maintains a piece of code is frequently not the original author.

  • At scale, the skill level of developers reading/writing/maintaining/testing code is going to be a normal distribution around the mean of "not expert."

Nick Snyder