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The KISS Principle

The KISS Principle
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KISS is an acronym for “Keep it simple, stupid” as a design principle adopted by the U.S. Navy in 1960. The KISS Principle states that most systems work best if they are kept simple rather than made complex; therefore simplicity should be a key goal in design and unnecessary complexity should be avoided. The principle most likely finds its origins in similar concepts, such as Occam’s […]