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by John C. Randolph — Jun 28
Experts write less code

That one is the key. The biggest culture shock coming from the Mac to NeXTSTEP as I did, or from Carbon or Win32 to Cocoa as people would today, is getting used to how much code you don't have to write.

Several times a year, someone will pop up on Cocoa-Dev, and ask "How do I write a Cocoa app without using a Nib file?", and that's the surest sign of someone who hasn't gotten their head around it yet.

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