Keep It Simple

  • KIS
  • KISS
  • Keep It Simple, Stupid
  • Keep It Simple, Silly
  • Keep It Super Simple
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September 21, 2022 (last updated September 21, 2022)

"Keep it simple", or KISS (where the 'S' stands for a variety of things depending on who you talk to) is a programming adage with an appropriately simple meaning: Simplicity is important. Keep your code as simple as possible.

As programming adages go, you will often hear it paired with YAGNI