[FoRK] Cunningham on API surface area and productivity
deafbox at hotmail.com
Fri May 21 13:30:33 PDT 2004
>In the second clip, Ward's riffing on API "surface area"
>as a gating factor in programmer productivity. .. the effect is
>combinatoric --- it's not just proportional to
>the inverse of the surface area, but to the inverse of the surface area
Yeah, but API surface area protects entrenched
products and supports entire industries who
train and certify expertise in that surface area.
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