Ockham’s Razor

Ockham’s Razor

The Ockham’s Razor principal states that, given a choice between functionally equivalent designs, the simplest design should be selected. Unnecessary weight, whether physical, visual, or cognitive, degrades performance. Simple is better. Achieving this kind of elegance in a design is difficult. Aim for it anyway.

YES: Simple display of just what the user needs to know.

NO: Shows too much information and too many choices highlighting is consistent and restrained.

Voice of the Expert:

Steve Jobs is probably the most current and well-known proponent of design simplicity. Much of the Apple magic is derived from the mantra of product simplicity.

Per informazioni più dettagliate sulle ottimizzazioni basate su compilatore, vedere il nostro Avviso sull'ottimizzazione.