Re: [dev] (academic) reading suggestions associated to the minimalist/suckless design philosophy?

From: v4hn <>
Date: Mon, 2 Jul 2018 13:24:57 +0200

One book in that domain I enjoyed quite a bit is

Beautiful Code - O'Reilly

It's not really about suckless software
(usually svn, xml, and js are not considered suckless...),
but it illustrates quite nicely many thought processes
involved with "elegant" software design.


On Fri, Jun 29, 2018 at 11:42:36AM +0200, Jens Staal wrote:
> Dear all,
> Do you have any reading suggestions (preferably academic papers, but books
> might also work) in alignment with the "suckless philosophy" (or "minimalism").
> It does not have to be specifically programming, it could also be engineering
> and design in general (art might be a stretch, but if you know some good
> litterature in that field I am open to that too).

Michael 'v4hn' Görner, M.Sc. Cognitive Science, PhD Student
Universität Hamburg
Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Natural Sciences
Department of Informatics
Group Technical Aspects of Multimodal Systems
Vogt-Kölln-Straße 30
D-22527 Hamburg
Room: F-315
Phone: +49 40 42883-2432

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