essential complexity


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essential complexity

(programming)
A measure of the "structuredness" of a program.
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Since there is an essential complexity to most interesting software, we can't expect to reduce complexity, we can only seek to manage it: that means raising the levels of abstraction in the components we create, and eliminating the points of friction in the team and in its processes.
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