“Visual Studio is one of the single largest pieces of software in the world,” he (Chris Granger, a software developer who worked as a lead at Microsoft on Visual Studio) said. “It’s over 55 million lines of code. And one of the things that I found out in this study is more than 98 percent of it is completely irrelevant. All this work had been put into this thing, but it missed the fundamental problems that people faced.
The Coming Software Apocalypse
The best read this week was from James Somers, fisrt published in “The Atlantic” and available at Medium. (Read the article at Medium)
My personal conclusion is, that we should write less code and focus more on test. The problem though, tests are code too.